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

2019-02-25 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 25 February 2019 at 19:24:55 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: From the process document: “the DIP Manager or the Language Maintainers may allow for exceptions which waive requirements or responsibilities at their discretion.” If you were to write a DIP for a feature they think important

Re: Top Five World’s Most Underrated Programming Languages

2019-01-24 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 23 January 2019 at 18:42:06 UTC, bauss wrote: Go is garbage and it's only popular because Google is behind it. It has absolutely nothing to do with the language itself. I don't know if I'd agree that it's garbage - it has a lot of appeal to certain types of programmers, though

Re: Top Five World’s Most Underrated Programming Languages

2019-01-23 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 23 January 2019 at 12:26:02 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: Also as an FYI, Rust has had significant marketing effort put into it. Consider its home page, it tells a story to get you into developing code fast. D's doesn't. It is much better and I think it might be time to have a

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-19 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 16:15:21 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: I wonder if it's worth it to split the database into an active part (for recent threads) and an archive part (for older threads that are unlikely to change). Most of the lookups will be in the smaller active part, which hopefully

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-19 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 08:17:30 UTC, Anonymouse wrote: On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 06:43:34 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: This forum is very functional. I would participate less in a forum that requires loading up a browser to use. But then again, maybe people would be happier if I

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-18 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 10:30:07 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: Cool, what a wonderful start to the year 2019! A big thank you to all pushing the development of D with money and time! What next Mike? Hopefully a campaign to put together a working forum. Would you invest major

Re: My Meeting C++ Keynote video is now available

2019-01-14 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 14 January 2019 at 03:58:37 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: Because design by introspection allows us to "assemble programs atomically", perhaps high-level language features like classes and interfaces can become obsolete, and the language itself can be reduced simpler primitives that

Re: My Meeting C++ Keynote video is now available

2019-01-14 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 14 January 2019 at 05:31:27 UTC, Paul Backus wrote: Scheme is probably the language that takes this idea of a minimal "core language" with powerful metaprogramming facilities the furthest, and the result is a fragmented ecosystem that makes writing portable, non-trivial programs

Re: Blog post: What D got wrong

2018-12-18 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 18 December 2018 at 12:20:48 UTC, Kagamin wrote: On Tuesday, 18 December 2018 at 10:19:14 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: Clojure is but you have to work hard for that, the initial language is effectively pure. https://ideone.com/y8KWja clearly it isn't, its site only claims that most

Re: Autowrap for .NET is Now Available

2018-12-13 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 11:24:05 UTC, Adam Wilson wrote: I am pleased to announce that Autowrap has now gained the ability to generate .NET interfaces for D libraries! This means that if you have a D library that you would like to call from .NET you can now Autowrap it and use the

Re: D compilation is too slow and I am forking the compiler

2018-11-26 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 26 November 2018 at 16:21:39 UTC, Joakim wrote: I agree that it was a risky title, as many who don't know D will simply see it and go, "Yet another slow compiler, eh, I'll pass" and not click on the link. Whereas others who have heard something of D will be intrigued, as they know

Re: LDC 1.13.0-beta1

2018-11-05 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 3 November 2018 at 16:33:36 UTC, kinke wrote: I figured it'd be for a lot of Windows users. Why not explicitly express your gratitude with a little 'thank you' then? After all, that little bullet point in the release notes easily took some 40 hours of my spare time, and some

Re: LDC 1.13.0-beta1

2018-11-02 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 2 November 2018 at 21:04:13 UTC, kinke wrote: * The Windows packages are now fully self-sufficient, i.e., a Visual Studio/C++ Build Tools installation isn't required anymore. That's a very big deal for me. It will be realistic for R users on Windows to use packages that contain D

Re: smile.amazon.com Promotion

2018-11-01 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 1 November 2018 at 03:18:44 UTC, SealabJaster wrote: It's kind of discouraging to see that your post, as well as another thread asking something similar regarding the vision document[1] have gone unanswered... Maybe the people who could answer these things just don't see them,

Re: Wed Oct 7 - Avoiding Code Smells by Walter Bright

2018-10-15 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 15 October 2018 at 22:30:32 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Monday, 15 October 2018 at 21:23:13 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: I'm giving a presentation at: http://nwcpp.org/ See you there! Where'd you get your time machine from? I want one! std.timetravel was merged in DMD 2.082

Re: gRPC for D is released.

2018-10-11 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 11 October 2018 at 12:15:43 UTC, Brian wrote: hunt-grpc is Grpc for D programming language, hunt-http library based. hunt-grpc project: https://github.com/huntlabs/hunt-grpc Could you at least link to https://grpc.io/about/ so others know what this is?

Re: Dpp on run.dlang.io

2018-08-06 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 6 August 2018 at 13:43:46 UTC, Laeeth Isharc wrote: And Octave (via the .mex interface) - this one's important because it opens the door to using D as an extension language to Matlab If an Octave extension written in D works, do you have anywhere to point me to on what's needed

Re: Dpp on run.dlang.io

2018-08-06 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 22:43:42 UTC, Laeeth Isharc wrote: One benefit of D is as a better glue language that integrates well with other languages and ecosystems. Many people who know a bit about D have no idea that interop can work so easily or well. So it might be worth mentioning

Re: SAoC Updates

2018-07-31 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 31 July 2018 at 03:23:41 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Second, it is incumbent upon non-student applicants who are currently employed by a software development firm to ensure there are no contractual barriers to participating. That seems risky - an employer may claim ownership of those

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 13:02:33 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Another issue of this program is that me, as an incoming graduate in the U.S., are prohibited to "work" in my first school year. (that law doesn't affect GSoC since summer is considered as the second school year). I'm not sure

Re: dpp now compiles julia.h headers

2018-07-19 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 13 July 2018 at 19:02:56 UTC, Laeeth Isharc wrote: Atila Neves' d++ now compiles julia.h. Modulo bugs this makes it possible to embed Julia in D (and probably the other way around, but I have not tried). https://github.com/kaleidicassociates/juliad Related: Everything worked out

Re: dpp now compiles julia.h headers

2018-07-13 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 13 July 2018 at 19:02:56 UTC, Laeeth Isharc wrote: Atila Neves' d++ now compiles julia.h. Modulo bugs this makes it possible to embed Julia in D (and probably the other way around, but I have not tried). https://github.com/kaleidicassociates/juliad This is great news for me. A

Re: I have a plan.. I really DO

2018-07-12 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 11:36:15 UTC, RhyS wrote: Its the same with the donations. I stated before that D as a organisation with its financing feels very mysterious. You do not see where the money goes I've raised this issue elsewhere. I think there would be more incentive to donate if

Re: I have a plan.. I really DO

2018-07-06 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 4 July 2018 at 20:17:59 UTC, Maksim Fomin wrote: I am from area of economic, financial and scientific calculations used in decision making. So am I. It is hard for me to provide arguments for using D (meaning from professional area view) because c++ can be used for

Re: I have a plan.. I really DO

2018-07-06 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 6 July 2018 at 15:53:56 UTC, Ecstatic Coder wrote: With D, ANY forgotten allocation during the game loop (and I really mean even JUST ONE hidden allocation somewhere in the whole game or engine), may cause the game to regularly freeze at the wrong time, because of an unwanted GC.

Re: I have a plan.. I really DO

2018-07-02 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 30 June 2018 at 03:02:15 UTC, Joakim wrote: The future of native code will be replacing scripting languages. D is really good at that task. This will never happen, doesn't matter how good D is at it, they will always be better because they sacrifice performance for ease of use.

Re: I have a plan.. I really DO

2018-06-29 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 29 June 2018 at 20:13:07 UTC, Ecstatic Coder wrote: Have a look at Crystal's Github project, you will see that Crystal, still in development and quite far from its 1.0 mile version (= despite no parallism and windows support, etc) ALREADY has 11206 stars, 881 forks and 292

Re: I have a plan.. I really DO

2018-06-29 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 29 June 2018 at 07:03:52 UTC, Dmitry Olshansky wrote: P.S. I mean what you think the future of native code is??? Rust? Crystal?? Nim??? The future of native code will be replacing scripting languages. D is really good at that task. The future of native code will not be one

Re: How an Engineering Company Chose to Migrate to D

2018-06-20 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at 18:32:34 UTC, Bastiaan Veelo wrote: On Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at 18:21:01 UTC, Bastiaan Veelo wrote: On Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at 16:06:15 UTC, Ali wrote: On Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at 13:21:30 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The blog:

Re: Encouraging preliminary results implementing memcpy in D

2018-06-14 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 14 June 2018 at 13:42:14 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: Well, for me, it wasn't attacks. There have been quite a few people in this community who were rude, insulting, and IMO, that is not worth moderation. In fact some of them have even came around and become quite good D

Re: SecureD moving to GitLab

2018-06-09 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 9 June 2018 at 08:35:25 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: The real problem is when employers try to claim anything unrelated to your job that you do in your free time. _That_ is completely inappropriate, but some employers try anyway, and depending on which state you live in and what

Re: Diamond mentioned in stackshare.io article

2018-05-05 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 5 May 2018 at 10:00:16 UTC, Bauss wrote: Because it means that D is getting some exposure to industrial development! Absolutely. This, not [technical feature X], is what will lead to adoption of D.

Re: DConf 2018 Livestream

2018-05-04 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 May 2018 at 20:05:12 UTC, Juan wrote: On Friday, 4 May 2018 at 04:39:16 UTC, Nemanja Boric wrote: Looks like it, it works for me now as well! This looks like to be the first day (or recorded part of it): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvqsUO77FGI The second day (from your

Re: DUB registry is now Boost licensed

2018-05-04 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 May 2018 at 13:35:32 UTC, Seb wrote: You can now modify it without needing to publish all your patches which the GPL license before required. Just to clarify, given all the misinformation floating around about licenses, the GPL contains no such requirement. You are only

Re: DConf 2018 Livestream

2018-05-03 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 3 May 2018 at 11:53:02 UTC, Juan wrote: On Thursday, 3 May 2018 at 05:46:45 UTC, Bastiaan Veelo wrote: As I understand it, they were not recording but relying on YouTube to save the stream. For whatever reason, that didn’t work out. They wrote that they would be trying to recover

embedr: Call D functions from R and embed an R interpreter inside a D program

2018-05-01 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
I had planned to work on this some more, but I'm editor of a journal and have recently agreed to become director of graduate studies, so there's no time to work on anything I don't use in my own research. Therefore I'm putting this out there as is. Basically, it works for me, but you might

Re: #include C headers in D code

2018-04-11 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 09:45:07 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: It's one thing for someone who is familiar with D to weigh the options and decide that being tied to ldc is okay. It's quite another to tell someone who isn't familiar with D that in order to use D, they have to use a

Re: #include C headers in D code

2018-04-09 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 9 April 2018 at 18:15:33 UTC, kinke wrote: On Monday, 9 April 2018 at 11:03:48 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: Here's my blog post about my project that allows directly #including C headers in D* https://atilanevesoncode.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/include-c-headers-in-d-code/ Certainly

Re: std.variant Is Everything Cool About D

2018-03-29 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 29 March 2018 at 17:30:04 UTC, 12345swordy wrote: There are some quite criticisms being made in the comments section. Hopefully there will be a time in the future where D stops selling itself as a dialect of C++. Whether the criticisms are right or wrong, they show the

Re: D_vs_nim: git repo to compare features of D vs nim and help migrating code bw them. PRs welcome

2018-03-27 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 27 March 2018 at 01:25:42 UTC, timotheecour wrote: D and nim are both very promising. I created this git repo to compare them: https://github.com/timotheecour/D_vs_nim/ Goal: up to date and objective comparison of features between D and nim (to help deciding what language to use),

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

2018-03-11 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 11 March 2018 at 13:36:27 UTC, R wrote: With the usual response here: "Why do you not fix it yourself or pay for it". Maybe because most people who come want to use the tools and be productive and not spend their time fixing up those tools. I've never seen anyone write that. Most

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-03-04 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 4 March 2018 at 18:52:36 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: What about trying to start an own "D Exchange"? I like the possibility to vote for good questions and answers. There are many gems inside the forum, but not so easy to find as in the stack exchange based forums. That

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-03-01 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 21:24:29 UTC, Bill Baxter wrote: Just don't overlook the fact that people who fill out 30 minute surveys right away after being told about them are a self-selected group of people who apparently have way too much time on their hands. Which also suggests they would

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: Beta 2.079.0

2018-02-19 Thread bachmeier 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. http://dlang.org/download.html#dmd_beta http://dlang.org/changelog/2.079.0.html As usual please report any bugs at

Re: Beta 2.079.0

2018-02-19 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 19 February 2018 at 11:27:11 UTC, Nick Sabalausky (Abscissa) wrote: On 02/19/2018 05:49 AM, Martin Nowak wrote: http://dlang.org/changelog/2.079.0.html ...WOW O_o This release is seriously, just...wow! One question though: I'm unclear on the "include imports". Do those

Re: The Expressive C++17 Coding Challenge in D

2018-02-14 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 14 February 2018 at 20:14:41 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote: On Wednesday, 14 February 2018 at 19:40:12 UTC, Seb wrote: https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/7xih66/the_expressive_c17_coding_challenge_in_d It is getting shot down… That's implied when someone says it's

Re: The Expressive C++17 Coding Challenge in D

2018-02-14 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 February 2018 at 23:35:36 UTC, Seb wrote: Someone revived the Expressive C++17 Coding Challenge thread today and I thought this is an excellent opportunity to revive my blog and finally write an article showing why I like D so much:

Re: dxml 0.2.0 released

2018-02-12 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 February 2018 at 15:43:59 UTC, bachmeier wrote: On Monday, 12 February 2018 at 14:04:38 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: However, if folks as a whole think that Phobos' xml parser needs to support the DTD section to be acceptable, then dxml won't replace std.xml, because dxml is

Re: dxml 0.2.0 released

2018-02-12 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 12 February 2018 at 14:04:38 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: However, if folks as a whole think that Phobos' xml parser needs to support the DTD section to be acceptable, then dxml won't replace std.xml, because dxml is not going to implement DTD support. DTD support fundamentally

Re: D support for ChromeOS

2018-02-03 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 3 February 2018 at 18:11:15 UTC, Daniel Kozak wrote: Today I have added basic support for D language (ldc and dub) to chromebrew: https://github.com/skycocker/chromebrew/pull/1717 So if you have ChromeBook with Chrome OS (developer mode is needed for chromebrew), you can try it,

Re: ArithEval v0.5.0 released

2018-01-09 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 8 January 2018 at 11:45:25 UTC, rjframe wrote: But don't let anyone peer-pressure you into changing licenses. Figure out your goals and license your code accordingly. The main cost of using the GPL is that the anti-GPL zealots will post messages telling you to change the license

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-08-08 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 8 August 2017 at 21:51:30 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Wednesday, 24 May 2017 at 13:39:57 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Some of you may remember Jon Degenhardt's talk from one of the Silicon Valley D meetups, where he described the performance improvements he saw when he rewrote some of eBay's

Re: Vectorflow: a neural network library for sparse data from Netflix

2017-08-02 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 August 2017 at 21:54:51 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 8/2/2017 12:01 PM, bachmeier wrote: I was going to submit it to Reddit but someone beat me to it: https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/6r6dwp/netflix_opensources_its_first_d_library_vectorflow/ Submit it to Hacker

Re: Vectorflow: a neural network library for sparse data from Netflix

2017-08-02 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 August 2017 at 17:40:23 UTC, Benoit Rostykus wrote: Netflix is happy to open-source its first D library. Blog post: https://medium.com/@NetflixTechBlog/introducing-vectorflow-fe10d7f126b8 Repo: https://github.com/Netflix/vectorflow I was going to submit it to Reddit but

Re: Call for arms: Arch Linux D package maintenance

2017-07-09 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 9 July 2017 at 19:56:20 UTC, Seb wrote: Ouch - so how do we improve the status quo? It's July, the packages are still listed as orphans [1], haven't received the 2.074.1 update and the Arch TUs are clearly not interested in maintaining it (its flagged as out-of-date since

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 22:03:25 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Yes, the name matters, but this thread has been pretty thoroughly derailed from its original purpose. - Jonathan M Davis https://www.xkcd.com/386/

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 12:28:47 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: I am more inclined to be persuaded by the fact that everybody that has actually done GPU programming has said that it makes sense to them. It would be a mistake to judge that on the basis of those posting in this forum. I've

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-26 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 26 May 2017 at 06:05:11 UTC, Basile B. wrote: On Thursday, 25 May 2017 at 22:04:36 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote: On 05/24/2017 06:39 AM, Mike Parker wrote: Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/6d25mg/faster_command_line_tools_in_d/ Inspired Nim version, found on

Re: Snap packages for DMD and DUB

2017-05-08 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 8 May 2017 at 20:05:01 UTC, Joseph Rushton Wakeling wrote: Hello all, [...] Enjoy, and let me know how you all get on with these packages! For more info on snap packages and how to use (and create) them, see: https://snapcraft.io Thanks & best wishes, -- Joe Thanks for

Re: DConf 2017 Day 2 Livestream

2017-05-05 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 5 May 2017 at 11:47:03 UTC, rk wrote: On Friday, 5 May 2017 at 08:06:05 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gfwk-zRwmk hi, fortunately i missed the meyers talk. is there anyway to download it later with his notes? thanks rk If you go to the link that

Re: BLAS implementation for D

2017-04-14 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 14 April 2017 at 16:31:24 UTC, jmh530 wrote: Not a lawyer, but I think if you just port it to another language it is a derived work in GPL and the ported project must also be GPL. This is correct. However, if you're completely re-writing each function, I don't know. I don't

Re: dmd Backend converted to Boost License

2017-04-07 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 7 April 2017 at 15:14:40 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: https://github.com/dlang/dmd/pull/6680 Yes, this is for real! Symantec has given their permission to relicense it. Thank you, Symantec! Great news! By 2027, we should no longer hear objections to D based on the backend license.

Re: excel-d v0.0.1 - D API to write functions callable from Excel

2017-03-21 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 21 March 2017 at 13:59:56 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: It's cool that this is possible to do in D, but I feel sorry for anyone that has a reason :) In my discussions with people doing real world data analysis, making decisions in meetings, by email, and such, spreadsheets are an

Re: New (page-per-artifact) standard library doc examples are now editable and runnable

2017-02-23 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 18 February 2017 at 16:57:33 UTC, Seb wrote: As imho the border doesn't look that bad and for the same reason as above I didn't remove the border. See a visual comparison here: http://imgur.com/a/pElAu Are you or others still in favor of removing the border? I like the first

Re: New (page-per-artifact) standard library doc examples are now editable and runnable

2017-02-17 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 17 February 2017 at 13:50:48 UTC, John Colvin wrote: Might I suggest you change the output s to s with border: none; and max-height: 30em; This would make them auto-grow to the right height to fit the content (with max-height for sanity). It does mean you lose manual resizability

Re: Questionnaire

2017-02-10 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 10 February 2017 at 23:02:38 UTC, Dmitry Olshansky wrote: Go - they value simplicity and robust run-time (Go's GC breaks news with sub-milisecond pauses on large heaps). The sheer complexity of D is enough for it to be a hard sell, D's GC is coup de grace. I have never understood

Re: GSoC 2017 Application Rejected

2017-02-10 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 10 February 2017 at 19:00:54 UTC, CRAIG DILLABAUGH wrote: Hello D Community Just coming here to inform everyone that our D application for GSoC 2017 was sadly rejected. Unfortunately (for me) it is completely my fault, I failed to fill out one line on one of the three forms that

Re: Questionnaire

2017-02-09 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 18:38:32 UTC, John Colvin wrote: On Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 18:34:44 UTC, bachmeier wrote: On Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 17:28:47 UTC, jmh530 wrote: Other stuff I would find useful: 1) R integration (I know someone's done work on this, but it's hard to

Re: Questionnaire

2017-02-09 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 9 February 2017 at 17:28:47 UTC, jmh530 wrote: Other stuff I would find useful: 1) R integration (I know someone's done work on this, but it's hard to find and I don't remember if it works on Windows. Really just needs a champion) Me. The latest version is here:

Re: Questionnaire

2017-02-09 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 February 2017 at 18:27:57 UTC, Ilya Yaroshenko wrote: 2. Have you use one of the following Mir projects in production: a. https://github.com/libmir/mir b. https://github.com/libmir/mir-algorithm c. https://github.com/libmir/mir-cpuid d.

Re: Call for arms: Arch Linux D package maintenance

2017-02-01 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 1 February 2017 at 12:47:51 UTC, Dicebot wrote: As I have previously announced (http://forum.dlang.org/post/o6fbbu$1qli$1...@digitalmars.com), I am stepping down from maintaining Arch Linux packages for D. That means there are 3 possibilities: - No one will adopt them and all

Re: Alexa Skill written in D

2017-01-08 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 9 January 2017 at 01:28:22 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 1/8/2017 2:58 PM, extrawurst wrote: On Sunday, 8 January 2017 at 22:54:58 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 1/8/2017 1:15 PM, extrawurst wrote: On Sunday, 8 January 2017 at 18:51:45 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 1/7/2017 5:17 AM,

Re: D Blog Stats

2017-01-06 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 6 January 2017 at 14:54:45 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've always enjoyed reading end-of-the year stats at other blogs. I thought it would be fun to do the same for the D Blog. If you've been curious about which posts visitors are viewing, or which links they're clicking, this post is

Re: Mir Random v0.0.1 release

2016-12-02 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 2 December 2016 at 18:59:08 UTC, Ilya Yaroshenko wrote: A replacement for std.random from stats professionals. It's not clear from the homepage if it can be used with DMD. What else does it require to be installed?

Re: Got a post for the D Blog?

2016-11-01 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 1 November 2016 at 06:36:15 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote: On Tuesday, 1 November 2016 at 06:23:29 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Monday, 31 October 2016 at 20:29:13 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: Would it be interesting to have a blog post about implement support for Objective-C in D? That

Re: Please say hello to our third team member: Razvan Nitu

2016-10-18 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 18 October 2016 at 18:21:31 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Hi everyone, Please join me in welcoming Razvan Nitu to our fledgling team of Romanian graduate students. Razvan has already some solid industrial experience and has a broad area of interests such as low-level

Re: small promotion for Dlang and Mir

2016-09-13 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 13 September 2016 at 14:14:01 UTC, Ilya Yaroshenko wrote: Also you can help Mir in - 5 second: star the project https://github.com/libmir/mir - 1 hour+: - opt1: Write an article or about ndslice or mir.glas [6] (upcoming BLAS implementation in D) - opt2: Add small

Re: [GSoC] Improvements for dstep

2016-08-27 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 27 August 2016 at 19:23:28 UTC, ciechowoj wrote: Hi. I would like to publish a report of my work for this year GSoC. Over the last few months, I've been making improvements and fixing bugs for dstep. ... Best regards, Wojciech Szęszoł

Re: yet another event loop

2016-08-26 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 26 August 2016 at 10:38:59 UTC, Eugene Wissner wrote: I think I disagree. For example I didn't know who is kardashian and the name is pretty difficult. And I think neither kardashian nor madonna are worth to name something after them. I also doubt that naming after famous people

Re: The D Language Foundation has filed for non-profit status

2016-07-20 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
Thank you for your work to get this done. It's a major step forward.

Re: MOOC course on Programming Languages taught by Dan Grossman

2016-07-12 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 12 July 2016 at 20:47:12 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Dan Grossman, an exceptionally accomplished PL researcher from University of Washington, is teaching a MOOC on Coursera. The class starts on July 25 and is free unless you want accreditation. Highly recommended.

Re: DIP: Tail call optimization

2016-07-11 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 10 July 2016 at 05:03:46 UTC, Dietrich Daroch wrote: Hi everyone (= I've just added a new proposal to add a new attribute to ensure TCO is applied. The proposal is really simple, but I'm clueless on how to implement it and also interested on getting feedback on it. The

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-08 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
Is it possible to announce the new This Week In D from the blog when it comes out?

Re: The Official D Blog is Live

2016-06-03 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 19:33:31 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The D Blog was born at DConf this year. With help from Jack Stouffer, it is now live at: http://dlang.org/blog/ This is a big deal for marketing the language. Thanks for doing it. With respect to blog comments, this article talks

Re: Introducing mach.d, the github repo where I put whatever modules I happen to write

2016-05-25 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 25 May 2016 at 23:21:09 UTC, Seb wrote: On Wednesday, 25 May 2016 at 22:52:44 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: On Wednesday, 25 May 2016 at 22:19:28 UTC, Seb wrote: is that people love to collect and build their own ecosystem, but it would be a lot better if for a specific use-case

Re: GSoC 2016 - D Foundation was accepted!

2016-02-29 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 1 March 2016 at 01:55:09 UTC, Jeremy DeHaan wrote: Hello everyone! I didn't see mention of this yet, but earlier today Google released their list of accepted Organizations for this year's GSoC. Guess what! The D Foundation made the cut! Thank you to everyone that worked on the

Re: Qt's MOC getting replicated in D for Calypso

2016-02-22 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 22 February 2016 at 10:20:35 UTC, Dicebot wrote: The very reason why Calypso doesn't work with C++ so well is also the reason why you won't be able to generate bindings easily - it calls C++ code directly without creating intermediate D interface in any form. I wanted to clarify

Re: Qt's MOC getting replicated in D for Calypso

2016-02-21 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 21 February 2016 at 22:23:10 UTC, Kagamin wrote: On Sunday, 21 February 2016 at 17:21:51 UTC, Brad Roberts wrote: Is there anything preventing Calypso from turning into a code and interface generator? Making it an application that is part of the build rather than a plug in to ldc

Re: Google Summer of Code 2016 Only A Few Hours Left

2016-02-20 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 20 February 2016 at 15:00:50 UTC, jmh530 wrote: On Saturday, 20 February 2016 at 13:31:03 UTC, bachmeier wrote: On Friday, 19 February 2016 at 21:50:43 UTC, jmh530 wrote: On Friday, 19 February 2016 at 21:10:45 UTC, Dave wrote: Alternately, you could try calling pystan or rstan

Re: Google Summer of Code 2016 Only A Few Hours Left

2016-02-20 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 19 February 2016 at 21:50:43 UTC, jmh530 wrote: On Friday, 19 February 2016 at 21:10:45 UTC, Dave wrote: Alternately, you could try calling pystan or rstan from D. If you make any progress on these approaches, I would be interested. If it has an R interface, it also has a D

Re: New D book available for pre-order: D Web Development

2016-01-30 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 30 January 2016 at 12:40:55 UTC, Daniel Kozak wrote: On Sunday, 24 January 2016 at 14:35:53 UTC, Kai Nacke wrote: On Sunday, 24 January 2016 at 13:03:42 UTC, notna wrote: Any news? Just some days left until "January 2016" is over ;) I am checking the pre-final PDFs of the last

Re: New D book available for pre-order: D Web Development

2016-01-30 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 30 January 2016 at 17:58:23 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: On 2016-01-30 18:33, barberian wrote: Yes, in fact the ebook it's expensive in this case, and where I live we "unfortunately" need to convert the pound multiplying by 6, ouch! How can two things be cheaper than one? It

Re: New D book available for pre-order: D Web Development

2016-01-30 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 30 January 2016 at 18:09:37 UTC, barberian wrote: On Saturday, 30 January 2016 at 17:58:23 UTC, Jacob Carlborg wrote: On 2016-01-30 18:33, barberian wrote: Yes, in fact the ebook it's expensive in this case, and where I live we "unfortunately" need to convert the pound

Re: Release D 2.070.0

2016-01-28 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 28 January 2016 at 22:36:22 UTC, Minas Mina wrote: When trying to install on Ubuntu 15.10 x64, I get this: http://imgur.com/L4ozgC1 I didn't proceed with the installation as I don't want any possible broken things. That's strange because I installed this morning on Ubuntu 14.04

Re: Better docs for D (WIP)

2016-01-05 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 14:18:32 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Overall my understanding of your message is "My system would be better not for a fundamental technical reason, but because I am willing to pour in it time and talent." This is the kind of argument I have a lot of respect

Re: Better docs for D (WIP)

2016-01-05 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 15:32:52 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: On 01/05/2016 10:15 AM, bachmeier wrote: There are some critical technical differences: - There is one person making the decision. Not technical. -- Andrei http://www.snopes.com/humor/letters/miriam.asp

Re: Better docs for D (WIP)

2016-01-05 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 18:09:57 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Again this goes back to Adam. Let's say we had a contributor Eve who'd gladly take emailed questions and suggestions and integrate them. Would that be as nice? Yes. But I would also be happy with something simpler. If

Re: Better docs for D (WIP)

2016-01-05 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 5 January 2016 at 15:54:24 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: The text is imprecise, e.g. an equivalent call to `sort` really is `sort!((a, b) => less(transform(a), transform(b))`. All that detail needn't be present in the first paragraph, so there's a bit of an art in how you

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