On 2016-07-08 18:07:39 +0000, Andrei Alexandrescu said:

On 07/08/2016 09:51 AM, Robert M. Münch wrote:
1. Fixing (all) bugs before doing new things: If I look as a CTO, CIO or
CEO on D I the first thing I ask is: "Are they doing a lot of new stuff?
And if, is this thing / last releasae that bullet proof stable that
there are not annoying open issued?" Any other answer then "yes" would
get my "no" to use D.

This needs to be balanced with the zeroth thing you ask, which is: "how does it help us with our work better than the competition?" We're not working on many new things, but we do work on things that impact that question.

IMO D has a lot to put on the table, and that should work seemlessly. So, the elevator-pitch for D is possible. However, it's a personal taste what is "better than..." and if helps or not.

My rule of thumb, after many years of experience is, that I'm very conservative when it comes to base technology stuff. Less is more, slow moving & high quality is better than fast & fancy.

2. Case-Studies: ...

There are some. I'd love to see such.

Are these listed somewhere?

3. How about a "D Master" online certificate? scrum.org is doing that.
Will keep that in mind, although there's some stigma associated with this.

Which? That these things are of low quality?

Robert M. Münch
smarter | better | faster

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