Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread Meta via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 March 2018 at 01:23:39 UTC, psychoticRabbit wrote: hey... I have 25+ years experience as a systems administator. i.e I'm very, very used to doing very complex things. complex, is my day at the office. But even I couldn't get my head around how to compile D from source on

Re: LDC 1.8.0

2018-03-12 Thread Matthias Klumpp via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 4 March 2018 at 22:37:21 UTC, kinke wrote: Hi everyone, on behalf of the LDC team, I'm glad to announce LDC 1.8. The highlights of this version in a nutshell: * Based on D 2.078.3. * New switch `-link-defaultlib-shared` to link against shared druntime/Phobos. Aww, just a little

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread psychoticRabbit via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 19:09:42 UTC, Dennis wrote: On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 16:07:40 UTC, SealabJaster wrote: This post may not be all that helpful, but I feel the need to voice the frustrations with my experience. Sorry for the pointless/off-topic rant. Thank you for this post, I

Re: Vibe.d web interface tutorial

2018-03-12 Thread aberba via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 March 2018 at 15:03:59 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Friday, 9 March 2018 at 16:34:52 UTC, aberba wrote: On Friday, 9 March 2018 at 16:32:28 UTC, aberba wrote: New blog post for the learning audience aberba.com/2018/using-vibe-d-web-interface

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread ag0aep6g via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 16:07:40 UTC, SealabJaster wrote: I wanted to try and add some colouring[2] to dmd's error messages (sounds easy enough right?), so I have a quick look and see all I need to do is add some backticks around certain parts of the error message[3, as an example]. So I

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread Dennis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 16:07:40 UTC, SealabJaster wrote: This post may not be all that helpful, but I feel the need to voice the frustrations with my experience. Sorry for the pointless/off-topic rant. Thank you for this post, I found this actually really insightful. I'm also

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread SealabJaster via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 11 March 2018 at 17:15:28 UTC, Seb wrote: What could be done from your perspective to make the setup easier? (This is from the perspective of a novice programmer, who hasn't really interacted with open source projects much) When I first tried to compile dmd+druntime+phobos quite

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:32:34 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Today, the D Language Foundation has launched a page at Open Collective: https://opencollective.com/dlang. This brings some transparency to the process and opens new opportunities for how the Foundation handles donations. The

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread jmh530 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread Void-995 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 10:38:57 UTC, bachmeier wrote: On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 05:02:31 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Now, I actually understand ranges and am very glad that they're there, but as a D newbie, they were annoying, because they were unfamiliar. Ranges are D's monads. The

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 14:37:40 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I

Re: The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
Can you guys add another donation package, which is basically pay what you want towards a more long term issue? To incentivize fixing. Monetary wise I shouldn't donate but I do care about shared library support enough that I will talk with some cash.

The D Language Foundation at Open Collective

2018-03-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Today, the D Language Foundation has launched a page at Open Collective: https://opencollective.com/dlang. This brings some transparency to the process and opens new opportunities for how the Foundation handles donations. The blog post:

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 05:02:31 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Now, I actually understand ranges and am very glad that they're there, but as a D newbie, they were annoying, because they were unfamiliar. Ranges are D's monads. The only thing missing is the burrito tutorials.

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread psychoticRabbit via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 06:13:35 UTC, rumbu wrote: I'm comparing two open source projects, both hosted on github. Both available in the same supermarket. It seems that one of them is easy to reach to, the other one is on the top shelf and you need a forklift to reach it. And when you

Re: Vision document for H1 2018

2018-03-12 Thread rumbu via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 March 2018 at 04:48:43 UTC, psychoticRabbit wrote: but I think comparing things in the C# world, to things in the D world, does not make a lot of sense, really. It's like comparing my local corner shop to some worldwide supermarket chain. I'm comparing two open source