Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 12:07:16AM -0700, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: [...] > > WTF spaces!!! O_O > > Don't you mean "WTF tabs!!!"? ;) Meh. :-D T -- Making non-nullable pointers is just plugging one hole in a cheese grater. -- Walter Bright

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 22:02:21 Manu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 28 February 2018 at 05:41, Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce > > wrote: > > About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the > > core D folks

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Manu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 28 February 2018 at 05:41, Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the core > D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. He thought it > would be useful for the

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 19:31:27 Cym13 via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > - some questions introduce clear bias as they don't have a clear > default exit path. Similarly, some of them seem to make the assumption that a problem makes it so that you don't want to use D (e.g. it talks

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Paolo Invernizzi via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use in order to make decisions about

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 20:24:00 UTC, JN wrote: On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 20:01:16 UTC, Seb wrote: Thanks! I hope so too! Is there some way to access the results without retaking the survey? Yeah the link TypeForm generates at the end is permanent:

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread JN via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 20:01:16 UTC, Seb wrote: Thanks! I hope so too! Is there some way to access the results without retaking the survey?

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 19:31:27 UTC, Cym13 wrote: If that were to be done again here are a few points that I'd improve: - there are many occurences of open questions where I entered a text only to find that the next fixed-choice question was about what I had written. I therefore

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread 12345swordy via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use in order to make decisions about

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Cym13 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use in order to make decisions about

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 05:56:29PM +, Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 17:42:29 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: > > > > I can't access the survey. It causes my browser to hang at 100% CPU > > because of some JS issues, and it doesn't work without JS. > > Not

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 17:42:29 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: I can't access the survey. It causes my browser to hang at 100% CPU because of some JS issues, and it doesn't work without JS. Not that's not a bug, but a feature (aka filter) ;-) No seriously, this shouldn't happen

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 01:41:56PM +, Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of > the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. > He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use in order

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 14:53:23 UTC, bachmeier wrote: If you ask about tabs vs spaces but not Emacs vs vi, nobody will take the language seriously. And why are there no questions about beards? I thought one "fun" question is enough. Maybe next year we get more creative ;-)

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 15:07:51 UTC, jmh530 wrote: On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: [snip] A few comments 1) How about an N/A or does not apply option? You can simply skip the questions. All questions are optional. 2) The progress bar was

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 15:51:58 UTC, JN wrote: On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/d_language/comments/80w29n/the_state_of_d_2018_survey/ I think posting it to /r/programming might give it more views. I had no idea

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread JN via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/d_language/comments/80w29n/the_state_of_d_2018_survey/ I think posting it to /r/programming might give it more views. I had no idea /r/d_language even existed.

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread jmh530 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: [snip] A few comments 1) How about an N/A or does not apply option? 2) The progress bar was weird, I went from 80% done to 57% done at one point.

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use in order to make decisions about

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Andrea Fontana via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018 at 13:41:56 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use in order to make decisions about

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 07:22:41 Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 13:41:56 Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d- > > announce wrote: > > About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few > > of the core D folks asking for

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, February 28, 2018 13:41:56 Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few > of the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put > together. He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use > in order

State of D 2018 Survey

2018-02-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
About a month ago, Sebastian Wilzbach sent an email out to a few of the core D folks asking for feedback on a survey he had put together. He thought it would be useful for the Foundation to use in order to make decisions about where to expend development efforts. Eventually Andrei gave his

Re: An optional/maybe type with range semantics

2018-02-28 Thread Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2/28/18 12:54 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: On 2/25/18 8:03 PM, aliak wrote: Alo, Just finished up a first take on an optional type for D. It's essentially a mix of Nullable and std.range.only, but with a lot more bells and whistles. I would love to hear any feedback on code, or

Re: An optional/maybe type with range semantics

2018-02-28 Thread Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2/25/18 8:03 PM, aliak wrote: Alo, Just finished up a first take on an optional type for D. It's essentially a mix of Nullable and std.range.only, but with a lot more bells and whistles. I would love to hear any feedback on code, or features, or bad design or potential for better designs

Re: Beta 2.079.0

2018-02-28 Thread Patrick Schluter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 February 2018 at 10:49:03 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Glad to announce the first beta for the 2.079.0 release, ♥ to the 77 contributors for this release. [...] On Monday, 19 February 2018 at 10:49:03 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Just for information. DWT doesn't build with 2.079