On 4 February 2015 at 21:17, Laeeth Isharc via Digitalmars-d-announce
<digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> 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.

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