Re: dlang.ru is updated

2019-05-17 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 17 May 2019 at 15:41:30 UTC, dayllenger wrote: On Friday, 17 May 2019 at 13:39:35 UTC, drug wrote: First of all, you are totally wrong. Crimea ... It's not a fact, it's just your opinion, very similar to one that russian federal TV transmits. And the last but no least - nobody

Catching up on correspondence

2019-05-17 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've fallen quite far behind on my email correspondence in the past two weeks. I'm decompressing from some serious jet lag right now, but I've begun trying to catch up. If you've emailed me recently and receive no reply by the end of this weekend, please ping me.

Re: DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-14 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 13 May 2019 at 22:36:13 UTC, John Carter wrote: On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 08:50:15 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Jens Mueller is speaking after Walter. His slides can be found here: Thanks for what you are doing here, I have looked at them all! Is there a video and/or slides for

DConf 2019 AGM Livestream

2019-05-11 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Anyone interested in the AGM can watch it at the following link. You can leave feedback there, in IRC, or in Discord. https://youtu.be/cpTAtiboIDs

Re: DConf 2019 Day 3 Slides

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Ali Çehreli closes out Day 3: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Q1CS-TAtp25ofQYlsSq8TQQ3aZMJ_TdF

Re: DConf 2019 Day 3 Livestream

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 10 May 2019 at 13:29:51 UTC, Les De Ridder wrote: On Friday, 10 May 2019 at 07:10:25 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Join us on YouTube again for Day 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIXvs3mIg-E=youtu.be Did anyone make a local copy of today's livestream by any chance? YouTube seems to

Re: DConf 2019 Day 3 Slides

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Kai Nacke follows John Colvin: https://drive.google.com/open?id=15AX00lv1o8Kujtzg7itQVyV01aJLUcQh

Re: DConf 2019 Day 3 Slides

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
John Colvin is up after Ethan: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uQFpdD2MZAqNrbW6SSRzPpNn0G0yiK14

Re: DConf 2019 Day 3 Slides

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Ethan will be opening the afternoon session. His slides are here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1-mcJmcdPXSvtxAQu0AJW2D4C0SLToaDhZjp5uSBXoBE/edit?usp=sharing

Re: DConf 2019 Day 3 Slides

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Steven Schveighoffer is up after Bastiaan. His slides are here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=13drfMduAOAJS9tLzsXvzieoc3qf6h0Bj

Re: DConf 2019 Day 3 Slides

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The second talk is by Bastiaan Veelo: https://www.dropbox.com/s/c7is19vh6iizb9n/Veelo_DConf_2019.pdf?dl=0

DConf 2019 Day 3 Slides

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The slides for Andrei's keynote can be found here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nrya9553FSMyBfLUmioYovVbqOoYycMe

DConf 2019 Day 3 Livestream

2019-05-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Join us on YouTube again for Day 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIXvs3mIg-E=youtu.be

Re: DConf 2019 Day 2 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
For the Lightning Talks, some of the speakers have slides, some do not. If there are no links below a speaker's name in the following list, there are no slides. They'll be speaking in this order: 1) Stefan Koch 2) Rainer Schütze

Re: DConf 2019 Day 2 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Eduard Staniloiu is up next: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HaBSASSnA9DTJnVTCjQ-fAG0znccvrnb Followed by Alexandru Militaru: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cV2HYGkznFIHTc0QsbRykoi4Pm_1RTZM

Re: DConf 2019 Day 2 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Sorry everyone. I forgot to post Atila's slides: https://drive.google.com/open?id=11tY2DfPLIqDSA9lkIa3mIAdRNVXbFlAm

Re: DConf 2019 Day 2 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Laeeth's Keynote is the first talk after lunch. His slides can be found here: https://github.com/Laeeth/keynote/blob/master/keynote.pdf

Re: DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Please note that these slide links are not permanent. Once we have them uploaded to the DConf website I'll be deleting them from my Drive account.

Re: DConf 2019 Day 2 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Luís Marques's slides are available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1zYMNne27lXqiRZzeGsAOoKOuYBGas_Gt

Re: DConf 2019 Day 2 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The slides for Mathis Beer's talks are here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iulGuhUEZjsMzfSS24f-n2M3uLUHAOMi

DConf 2019 Day 2 Schedule

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Our modified schedule for today looks like this (times in BST): 09:00 Francesco Gallà 10:00 Mathis Beer 11:00 Luís Marques 12:00 Lunch 13:30 Laeeth Isharc 14:30 Átila Neves 15:30 Eduard Staniloiu 16:00 Alexandru Militaru 16:30 Lightning Talks

DConf 2019 Day 2 Slides

2019-05-09 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Laeeth's keynote is delayed until after lunch. We're opening instead with Francesco's SAOC report. Slides are here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=15blq3J9FGoNDxALr9YGYlMrMJiAn47fj

Re: DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Sebastian Wilzbach is up after Lio. His slides are online here: https://dlang.rocks/contribute

Re: DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Lionello Luneso's talk begins at 15:30 BST (14:30 UTC). His slides are here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=15LyQEJtkVzrZIp5HZMsA4Vo0_cfRw4ny

Re: DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Guillaume Piolat is our next speaker. His slides are here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=16EiH8zzfkTtikILKbqOrD8scKFU7XGoD

Re: DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 13:14:05 UTC, RazvanN wrote: Will the recordings be uploaded somewhere (preferably youtube)? YouTube in approximately two weeks.

Re: DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 13:22:46 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The venue is not recording the videos through WebEx, so there's nothing to publish. There's another guy running a separate camera for the recordings. And he can't give me an exact date on when the videos will be ready for upload

Re: DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 12:30:03 UTC, Dibyendu Majumdar wrote: I am able to watch on Webex but I can't rewind back to the morning presentations. Webex allows the recordings to be published I think - can they be made available? Thanks The venue is not recording the videos through

Re: DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 10:13:35 UTC, Ethan wrote: Good news everyone! A Youtube stream will be arriving after the lunch break. Cheers for your patience. Now I get to bring the bad news. There's an issue right now with YouTube flipping the video horizontally in the livestream such

Re: DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Robert Schadek's talk is the first one after lunch. His slides are here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_oSYdva4Xa-NMHqq0lFwPhpxww0t9JNX

Re: DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 09:28:26 UTC, Dukc wrote: On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 07:57:40 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The venue uses WebEx for livestreaming. All the information is available in this PDF: Why does the Webex plugin need access to data from all intenet tabs, and outside the

Re: DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Razvan Nitu's slides: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1T6UEDAnQ0gUWc2K_uKuce-LjGDKy9IHC

DConf 2019 Slides

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I'll be posting links to the slides for each talk here before the talk. Please don't comment in this thread so that everyone can easily find the links. Jens Mueller is speaking after Walter. His slides can be found here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=13q4YRvZ7anaWkwYmz01Qke7JcqeftD7J

Re: DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 08:12:00 UTC, Bogdan wrote: Probably not many people will watch the stream. Is it possible to upload the stream on youtube at the end of the day? I expect not, but I'll check into it.

Re: DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 08:00:15 UTC, Andrej Mitrovic wrote: On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 07:57:40 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The venue uses WebEx for livestreaming. All the information is available in this PDF: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1yekllbfOmxHqJNuuWIVeP9vNeROmfp1I "When

DConf 2019 Livestream

2019-05-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The venue uses WebEx for livestreaming. All the information is available in this PDF: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1yekllbfOmxHqJNuuWIVeP9vNeROmfp1I

Flexible Default Function Parameters via structs with Nullable Fields

2019-04-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Victor Porton shows how he uses string mixins to generate structs with Nullable fields at compile time to help him pass arbitrary subsets of explicit and default arguments to functions in D. The blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2019/04/29/flexible-default-function-parameters/ Reddit:

DStep 1.0.0 on the Blog

2019-04-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
To coincide with the announcement of DStep 1.0.0, Jacob submitted a post to the D Blog that goes into detail on all the new stuff included in this release. The blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2019/04/22/dstep-1-0-0/ Reddit:

Re: Two New Manpower Initiatives

2019-04-17 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 17 April 2019 at 18:51:19 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: Looking at the Ecosystem Task List, I had expected something more specific than just "close as many bugs as possible" for various projects. That's how I initially envisioned it. But on reflection, that's probably not the

Re: Two New Manpower Initiatives

2019-04-17 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 15 April 2019 at 17:41:03 UTC, Christian Köstlin wrote: On 15.04.19 12:08, Mike Parker wrote: ... The blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2019/04/15/manpower-in-the-d-ecosystem-or-resources-resources-resources/ ... On of the options to contribute to the d language foundation is amazon

Two New Manpower Initiatives

2019-04-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've just published a post on the blog introducing two new initiatives, the Manpower Share and the Manpower Fund, that came out of our quarterly D Language Foundation meetings. The goal is to help focus energy on getting more effort directed at the issues that fall by the wayside. The blog

Re: One Month Remaining for Pull Request Manager Campaign

2019-04-14 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 15 April 2019 at 05:45:47 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: A friendly reminder: the PR Manager campaign is 2/3 complete, but we're only 1/3 of the way to our goal. Please help us get to the finish line in the next month! Nicholas has been doing an excellent job and we want to compensate him

One Month Remaining for Pull Request Manager Campaign

2019-04-14 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
A friendly reminder: the PR Manager campaign is 2/3 complete, but we're only 1/3 of the way to our goal. Please help us get to the finish line in the next month! Nicholas has been doing an excellent job and we want to compensate him for the time he's put into it.

DConf 2019: 50% Education/Open Source Discount

2019-04-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Symmetry has recently let me know that they're covering a 50% discount off the standard DConf registration rate to students, academics, and major open source contributors. If that's you and you'd like to take advantage of it, please contact me (aldac...@gmail.com) and let me know.

Re: OpenWL/DL - two foundation libraries for building a cross-platform GUI with non-C++ languages

2019-04-12 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 12 April 2019 at 06:45:01 UTC, DanielG wrote: These aren't written in D, but they are *for* D (or any other non-C++ language in need of its own canonical, language-native GUI). They export a C API for maximum ease of use. OpenWL[1] - cross-platform top-level windowing library, with

DPP on the D Blog

2019-04-08 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've just published a new Project Highlight, this one on dpp. Atila shares some anecdotes about how and why the project came together. He'll be speaking more about it at DConf next month. The blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2019/04/08/project-highlight-dpp/ Reddit:

Re: New DConf Blog Post

2019-04-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 6 April 2019 at 22:30:58 UTC, bauss wrote: The design is terrible and it really looks unprofessional. While the old site wasn't responsive, the design was at least slightly better. It just doesn't look very well done. I'm not trying to be negative or anything, but it looks

Re: bindbc-freeimage 0.1.0

2019-04-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 4 April 2019 at 15:09:05 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: at compile time). I currently have no plans to support older versions (3.17 is already 4 years old, and 3.16 was released in 2015) but will consider it if there's demand. 3.16 was released in 2014.

bindbc-freeimage 0.1.0

2019-04-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I recently ported DerelictFI to the BindBC framework as bindbc-freeimage: https://code.dlang.org/packages/bindbc-freeimage It binds to FreeImage 3.17 (the default) and 3.18 (configurable at compile time). I currently have no plans to support older versions (3.17 is already 4 years old, and

DIP 1020--Named Parameters--Community Review Round 1 Begins

2019-03-31 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The first round of Community Review for DIP 1020, "Named Parameters", has begun. To participate, please visit the review thread for the details: https://forum.dlang.org/post/q7qc3j$qgh$1...@digitalmars.com *Please leave all feedback in the review thread rather than here!* Thanks!

Memoization in the D Programming Language

2019-03-30 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've just published a new blog post from Victor Porton. He shows two ways to handle memoization in D. The blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2019/03/30/memoization-in-the-d-programming-language/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/b7augl/memoization_in_the_d_programming_language/

bindbc-freetype

2019-03-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
My personal projects have been suffering for the past few months because there's always something more important that needs my attention. With the recent release of Freetype 2.10, I figured I'd better make some time to port DerelictFT over to BindBC. So today I finally did. DerelictFT only

Re: Individual DConf 2018 lightning talk links

2019-03-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 29 March 2019 at 06:38:05 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: http://dconf.org/2018/talks/lightning.html What is Bogdan's last name and talk title there? Bogdan Szabo. Also, do you have the link to Shachar Shemesh's "Accouncing Mecca" presentation? Ali Shachar starts presenting a

Fundraising Updates: We did it!

2019-03-26 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
As many of you know, we've been running two fundraising campaigns these days. One was to raise $2000 to cover Vladimir Panteleev's costs for the server that runs these forums and other services he maintains for the D community (like the Wiki, the docs autotester, and more).

Using const to Enforce Design Decisions

2019-03-25 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Marco de Wild has penned a tutorial on D's const for the D blog. He gives an overview of the feature, how it differs from C++, and shows how he employed it in his mahjong game. The blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2019/03/25/using-const-to-enforce-design-decisions/ Reddit:

Re: Phobos now compiling with -dip1000

2019-03-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 23 March 2019 at 13:51:37 UTC, Jesse Phillips wrote: Status: Superseded https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/master/DIPs/other/DIP1000.md Maybe this needs updated? It was marked superseded because the implementation differs significantly enough from the proposal that it would

New DConf Blog Post

2019-03-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The DConf schedule was announced last Sunday. I've just published a write-up about it on the blog for the world-at-large. Please help us out by sharing this post in your social media circles. The blog: https://dlang.org/blog/2019/03/22/dconf-2019-london-programme/ Reddit:

Re: DConf 2019 Schedule

2019-03-19 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 15:42:08 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 15:40:06 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 15:15:59 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: The other thing I noticed, look at the menu of a talk page: https://imgur.com/a/xprJCot It

Re: DConf 2019 Schedule

2019-03-19 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 15:40:06 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 15:15:59 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: The other thing I noticed, look at the menu of a talk page: https://imgur.com/a/xprJCot It just looks so bad that I thought there were more than one

Re: DConf 2019 Schedule

2019-03-19 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 15:15:59 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: The other thing I noticed, look at the menu of a talk page: https://imgur.com/a/xprJCot It just looks so bad that I thought there were more than one problem, but maybe that's the only remaining issue. What are you

Re: DConf 2019 Schedule

2019-03-19 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 13:47:55 UTC, Guillaume Piolat wrote: On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 13:44:03 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: No, you are not. Something happened, and the CSS is in chaos right now. Nothing looks good. -Steve +1 website is very broken What was broken besides

Re: DConf 2019 Schedule

2019-03-19 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 13:44:03 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: On 3/19/19 9:27 AM, XavierAP wrote: On Sunday, 17 March 2019 at 22:43:28 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: http://dconf.org/2019/schedule/index.html I see transcoding errors in several of the event pages, on Firefox. Am I the

Re: DConf 2019 Schedule

2019-03-18 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 18 March 2019 at 15:55:20 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2019-03-17 22:43:28 +, Mike Parker said: The schedule is now live! There are a few DConf veterans and a few new speakers. We're also holding an Annual General Meeting prior to the Hackathon (thanks to Nicholas Wilson for

DConf 2019 Schedule

2019-03-17 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The schedule is now live! There are a few DConf veterans and a few new speakers. We're also holding an Annual General Meeting prior to the Hackathon (thanks to Nicholas Wilson for the proposal). http://dconf.org/2019/schedule/index.html We're extending the Early-Bird Discount until March 24,

DIP 1018--The Copy Constructor--Formal Assessment

2019-03-17 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Now that the Final Review of DIP 1018, "The Copy Constructor", is complete with no critical issues raised, the DIP has been moved back to the "Accepted" state. https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/5a10e274f7/DIPs/accepted/DIP1018.md Thanks to everyone who provided feedback in the robust

Re: DConf 2019 Submissions and Early-Bird Discount

2019-03-16 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 16 March 2019 at 14:29:57 UTC, Bastiaan Veelo wrote: On Monday, 11 March 2019 at 15:04:54 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: https://dconf.org/2019/registration.html I clicked through the Flipcause payment procedure because I know that is the preferred channel, and ticked the box for "I'd

Containerize Your D Server Application

2019-03-14 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
One of the items on my list of "things I'd like to do if I only had the time" is to create a Mud server with D and deploy it with Docker. Just for kicks. If I ever do get around to it, my ignorance of all things Docker will not be the time sink it could have been thanks to this latest post on

DConf 2019 Submissions and Early-Bird Discount

2019-03-11 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The DConf 2019 submission deadline has passed. There's still time to send something in if you missed it. We won't be reviewing submissions until this coming weekend, so anything that comes in before then won't be turned away. https://dconf.org/2019/index.html That also means the early-bird

Re: Pull Request Manager Campaign Round 2 (and Other Donation News)

2019-03-11 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 11 March 2019 at 08:30:51 UTC, M.M. wrote: I just donated for the Forum case, and wanted to donate also for the Pull Manager: however, for this case, the website asks for a phone number of mine (compulsory), which was not the case for the forum case. Can you please make the

Re: Blog post on the joys of hand-translating C++'s std::function to D

2019-03-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 7 March 2019 at 17:27:42 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Thursday, 7 March 2019 at 15:45:50 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: C++ is hard: https://atilaoncode.blog/2019/03/07/the-joys-of-translating-cs-stdfunction-to-d/ Reddit:

Re: Blog post on the joys of hand-translating C++'s std::function to D

2019-03-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 7 March 2019 at 15:45:50 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: C++ is hard: https://atilaoncode.blog/2019/03/07/the-joys-of-translating-cs-stdfunction-to-d/ Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/ayf40t/the_joys_of_translating_cs_stdfunction_to_d/

Re: DIP 1000--Scoped Pointers--Superseded

2019-03-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 7 March 2019 at 13:08:34 UTC, Vijay Nayar wrote: What is it superseded by? Is there another DIP that supersedes the concept or implementation? The implementation supersedes the DIP.

DIP 1000--Scoped Pointers--Superseded

2019-03-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
As most of you surely know, DIP 1000, "Scoped Pointers", has been sitting in the DIP queue with the Draft status for ages and was significantly out of sync with the implementation. When I first took over as DIP Manager, the initial plan was to rewrite the DIP to match the implementation once

DIP 1004--Inherited Constructors--Abandoned

2019-03-06 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
As part of a cleanup of the DIP queue, DIP 1004, "Inherited Constructors", has been marked as Abandoned. This means anyone willing to take it over and move it forward, including the original author, is free to do so. Given that this DIP was submitted under the old system and the length of

DMD and DConf News on the Blog

2019-03-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Normally, my blog posts regarding DMD releases are focused solely on the release. This time around it coincides with some news about DConf, including the confirmation of a nightly gathering spot (with free drinks!) and some new details about the guided walk that's freely available to DConf

Project Highlight: Spasm

2019-02-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
You may have seen Sebastiaan Koppe's announcements about his work with D and WebAssembly, the most recent regarding his project, Spasm. He sent me a great deal of information about the project, from which I was able to put together the first Project Highlight of 2019. He talks about how the

DConf 2019 Guided Tour

2019-02-27 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
From now, all DConf 2019 registrants are eligible to participate for free in a walking tour guided by Julian McDonnell of Joolz Guides: https://joolzguides.com/ You can see some of Julian's video guides on his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFWqceEDVxifaU3ljzMH5tg Tours

Re: DIP 1018--The Copy Constructor--Formal Review

2019-02-25 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 25 February 2019 at 18:51:17 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: On 2019-02-24 11:46, Mike Parker wrote: Walter and Andrei have requested the Final Review round be dropped for DIP 1018, "The Copy Constructor", and have given it their formal approval. They consider copy constructors a

DIP 1018--The Copy Constructor--Formal Review

2019-02-24 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Walter and Andrei have requested the Final Review round be dropped for DIP 1018, "The Copy Constructor", and have given it their formal approval. They consider copy constructors a critical feature for the language. Walter provided feedback on Razvan's implementation. When it reached a state

Pull Request Manager Campaign Round 2 (and Other Donation News)

2019-02-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Now that the forums are (mostly) back up, I can announce that round 2 of the PR Manager Campaign is underway. We're raising another $3000 to pay Nicholas Wilson for his efforts for the peioid February 15 to May 14. Overage from the first round was applied to this one and any recurring

DIP 1019--Named Arguments Lite--Community Review Round 1 Begins

2019-02-15 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
The first round of Community Review for DIP 1019, "Named Arguments Lite", has begun. To participate, please visit the review thread for the details: https://forum.dlang.org/post/luxftbhbrgpzbzvbm...@forum.dlang.org *Please leave all feedback in the review thread rather than here!* Thanks!

Re: Direct Links for Flipcause Donations (Workaround for Expired Sessions)

2019-02-11 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 7 February 2019 at 11:10:42 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Thursday, 7 February 2019 at 08:07:03 UTC, M.M. wrote: I tried as well. It happened to me, too. Thanks. I got an email from them today informing letting me know the issue is their top priority at the moment. Fingers

New Blog Post: Writing a D Wrapper for a C Library

2019-02-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Victor Porton decided to port an app he developed for a research project from Ada to D. In the process, he created a bindings and a wrapper for a C library, librdf. In this post, he shares the approach he took to translating the C API into the D wrapper. The blog:

Re: Direct Links for Flipcause Donations (Workaround for Expired Sessions)

2019-02-07 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 7 February 2019 at 08:07:03 UTC, M.M. wrote: Okay, it just happened for me, too. I've reported it. I'd still like to know if it's happening for everyone in the donation campaigns or if it's just certain people from certain locations. We've had some DConf registrations that went

Re: Direct Links for Flipcause Donations (Workaround for Expired Sessions)

2019-02-06 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 6 February 2019 at 12:38:30 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: ==> Your session has expired ! :-( Now a timer is displayed, but I only got this result, even before reaching the page for the payment details (credit card info). Please other forum users test it, to know, if it is

Direct Links for Flipcause Donations (Workaround for Expired Sessions)

2019-02-06 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Flipcause has informed me that the issue some donors have seen with expired sessions is happening when using their integrated pages rather than their hosted pages. For our purposes, if you go to the Donations page here at dlang.org and select one of the campaigns in the menu presented there,

Re: Issues Donating or Registering for DConf via Flipcause

2019-02-05 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at 11:17:01 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: Flipcause has been a better usage experience before. Sure I can give my 25 bucks via Paypal, but this is not the idea behind, isn't it? Go ahead and go through PayPal if Flipcause doesn't work for you. They're

GSOC 2019 Mentors Needed

2019-01-31 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
A couple of people have put their names forward as potential mentors for GSOC 2019, but I need more! If you are interested in participating, please let me know. Doing so does not guarantee that you will be a part of the event, but we need a large enough pool that when students begin submitting

Re: DConf 2019 Early-Bird Registration Now Open

2019-01-30 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at 20:12:49 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: Has a hotel for post-conference gathering* been picked? Not yet. I'll update the venue page as soon as we get something worked out. https://dconf.org/2019/venue.html * We all know this actually means Beer Conf :D

DIP 1017--Add Bottom Type--Formal Assessment

2019-01-30 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Given the nature of the feedback in both review rounds this DIP has gone through, Walter has decided to reject his own DIP. He still believes there is a benefit to adding a bottom type to the language, but this proposal is not the way to go about it. He hopes to revisit the issue in the

Re: New Fundraiser: D Forums Server

2019-01-29 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 10:08:49 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I now, know a little more, first I had the same behavior, with the session expired message, than at the third try it seemed to go trough but, it didn't. I called my bank and they where so nice to ask at the

Issues Donating or Registering for DConf via Flipcause

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Flipcause released a major upgrade to their platform last week that unified several different components (donations, events, online stores, etc) into a single system they call Universal Checkout. I've just received an email informing me of two things: * there's a flood of support requests

Re: New Fundraiser: D Forums Server

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 20:00:53 UTC, Johannes Loher wrote: I would like to donate for this, but flipcause does not seem to work for me at all: I tried to make the donation several times, but after entering all the details and payment details and clicking on "Finish", I either got a

Re: DConf 2019 Early-Bird Registration Now Open

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 19:28:44 UTC, Johannes Loher wrote: Great news! I just registered and after the registration was completed, the website said "Thanks! Your request was processed successfully. We look forward to seeing you in Munich!". This should probably be updated to

Re: New Fundraiser: D Forums Server

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 14:37:48 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 14:31:03 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Before I made the donation ($25) the total was at $200 now it is at $225, looks ok, or was there an other donation (via paypal) you added manually? I

Re: New Fundraiser: D Forums Server

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 14:28:52 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I just retried and it seams to work, did I checked the anonymous flag? Seams so, or will the update here: https://www.flipcause.com/widget/widget_home/NDkzNjc=#/activity/NDkzNjc= Take a while? Regards mt. I haven't

DConf 2019 Early-Bird Registration Now Open

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've published a post on the blog with updates about DConf 2019 registrations, the invited keynote speaker, the Symmetry Autumn of Code finalist, and the previously announced fundraiser for a new forum server. Early-bird registrations are $340 again this year and will remain available until

Re: New Fundraiser: D Forums Server

2019-01-28 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 28 January 2019 at 09:22:33 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I tried it twice via flipcause but it ended with: Looks like your session has expired! You will be redirected to the Home page. Please take a look! Sorry, Martin, but I'm unable to reproduce this at all. I've

Re: New Fundraiser: D Forums Server

2019-01-25 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 25 January 2019 at 19:11:59 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Flipcause donors are not American. Did you have trouble? If so, you can go to the donation page and use the PayPal link. Sorry: https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html

Re: New Fundraiser: D Forums Server

2019-01-25 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 25 January 2019 at 18:26:26 UTC, Matheus wrote: ... Nice I'd like to help but I'm foreigner. It's possible to set a PayPal account for this too? They accept credit cards from around the world. Many of our Flipcause donors are not American. Did you have trouble? If so, you can

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