On 4 February 2015 at 21:17, Laeeth Isharc via Digitalmars-d-announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > One interesting anecdote: somebody in a financial services company gave an > account of giving D a try as a way to prototype something quickly, intending > to rewrite it later in a more conventional language. The prototype went > straight into production, and they are happy with it. The C interop was > important for them to have made this possible. > > It was interesting, because it is a serious company where people don't by > any means have a hacker mentality, and it was one more point at variance > with the "I am a java programmer but do all my personal projects in D" > narrative, and also because this particular kind of company is exactly the > sort of second wave early adopter one wants to have. > > (I hope I represented this accurately, and tried to make this as vague as > possible whilst still keeping it useful since people might not want the > details of what they do being public).
That pretty much sums up my understanding of it too.