On 5/31/17 7:28 PM, Nicholas Wilson wrote:
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 22:15:33 UTC, Wulfklaue wrote:
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote:
Perhaps there will be scope for renaming if/when this also includes graphics when either OpenCL is merged into the Vulkan API or Petar Kirov gets Vulkan SPIRV generation going on LLVM, but for now the name stays.


People who GPU program are indeed a small group. But you do NOT entice other people to try it, when they do not even know a language has this feature set. And this comes down to marketing.

Lets post "D has DCompute" or "D has D-GPU"... on Reddit, ycombinator and other forum or news site.

What do you think people will more likely click on?


So you don't post either of those titles and instead post "D has DCompute: Native heterogeneous computing on GPUs and more, hassle free!"

"D has the invariant qualifier: It means immutable".
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