On Monday, 29 May 2017 at 20:36:26 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:

May I suggest, however, that the name DCompute is a bit generic, and provides no hint that it provides GPU programming for D.

How about calling it D-GPU ? I bet you'd get a lot more clicks on a name like that.

For what it's worth, I see "Compute" used all the time to refer to this stuff. OpenCL stands for Open Computing Language and you'll see it reference "compute devices" frequently in documentation about it. CUDA (originally) stood for Compute Unified Device Architecture.

We're all in the business of computation but the hardware accelerated processing people seem pretty keen on using "compute" to describe what they do. DCompute would fit right in and its purpose would be clear to anyone in that particular field, I think.

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