On Wednesday, 8 February 2017 at 21:41:24 UTC, Mike wrote:
Suggesting D would be an exercise in futility, unless I can
create a notable project in D in my spare time that
demonstrates its advantages and appeal to the masses. I tried
to do this 2 years ago, but D failed me, primarily due to
I read this comment from you on another thread too, and (caveat:
I'm not working in such resource constrained domains as you are)
it seems sensible. It seems like it may be a good GSOC project to
modify dmd as you suggest elsewhere. Have you considered trying
to find someone to do that?
I believe D has the potential to bury all other emerging
languages out there, but only if it drops its historical
At the moment, I'm of the opinion that D will remain an
obscure language until someone forks D and takes it in a
different direction (unlikely), or the D Foundation decides to
"reboot" and start working on D3 with a new, updated
perspective (more unlikely).
I'd love to see a D3, but that seems unlikely, and more unlikely
if D2 languishes. It seems though that your issues are with the
implementation, not the language itself, so if you got your
Instead I suggest following through on things like
https://issues.dlang.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12270 and considering
wouldn't you be mostly satisfied with D2?