On Friday, 6 October 2017 at 22:16:09 UTC, Peter Jacobs wrote:
This note is principally to say thank you to all of the people
who have made the D programming language and its ecosystem.
Being mechanical engineers, we are occasional but serious
programmers. For a number of years, we struggled with C++ and
a code base of growing complexity. In 2014, we made a serious
commitment to reworking the entire code into D. In mid-2017,
the new code was complete enough for general use and it is
currently being used in a fourth-year course on computational
fluid dynamics. The D programming language has enhanced our
programming experience and, for that, we are grateful to the
many people who have built the foundation upon which we build
our flow simulation code.
Thanks for the kind words. Indeed D seems to be at a sweet spot
for scientific computation.