Walter and I are planning major marketing moves, for which there's a
necessity to describe my relationship with D succinctly. People
routinely introduce me as "co-creator of D" and I need to explain "well,
D had already been created when I joined but I worked on a number of
Although D looks quite different now than it was in 2006, the "creation"
act only happens once, so "co-creator" is inaccurate and shifts credit
inappropriately. Last thing you want in PR is someone in the crowd to go
"wait, but you didn't create it" and the next-to-last thing is to need
to define the relationship between you and what you're selling as "well,
So we mulled over this for a while and we decided to go with "D Language
Architect". I'll use that henceforth. Walter will remain of course the
"D Language Creator".
No need to call me that way :o).