On Monday, 24 August 2015 at 18:43:01 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu
Following an increasing desire to focus on working on the D
language and foundation, I have recently made the difficult
decision to part ways with Facebook, my employer of five years
and nine months.
When I read this post one of the things that crossed my mind was
how Andrei could afford to do this, but personal economic issues
tend to be sensitive matters so I didn't presume to ask. It seems
that someone else asked it (very directly) on reddit, and Andrei
replied. His answer is basically that he's taking a large pay cut
to do this:
Given the implicit donation (the financial opportunity cost) that
Andrei is making to D, I just wanted to say: thank you.