On Monday, 9 April 2018 at 23:21:23 UTC, Nordlöw wrote:
Through allocators solely or will the GC adapt in some way?
Here is the relevant line from the vision document
"@nogc: Use of D without a garbage collector, most likely by
using reference counting and related methods Unique/Weak
references) for reclamation of resources. This task is made
challenging by the safety requirement. We believe we have an
attack in the upcoming allocators/collections combos."
And the link to the vision document
In general, I do recommend you read the document carefully, and
it important to note that is in it, and what is not in it
Obviously, there is no mention on working on the GC
There is also no direct mention of changing Phobos or modifying
Also it might be important to read the vision document in order
priority number 1 is "1. Lock down the language definition"
this very much align with many comments I've seen here from
Andrei or Walter
that they are more interested in seeing the existing features
used, rather than adding new features
The vision document doesn't seem to introduce any new feature,
mostly improvements to existing features, or making existing
feature more usable