On Monday, 19 September 2016 at 05:16:37 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
I'd love to design our own high speed formats, but then they'd
be incompatible with everybody else's.
I'd like that as well.
I recently had a look at the ELF and the COFF file formats both
are definitely in need of rework and dust-off :-)
There are some nice things we could do if we had certain features
on every platform, wrt. linking and symbol-tables.
However the maintenance burden is a bit heavy we don't have
enough menpower as it is.