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 H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 03:28:12PM +, user1234 via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 14:14:32 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: > > On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 08:17:30AM +, Anonymouse via > > Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > > On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 06:43:34 UTC,

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-19 Thread user1234 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 14:14:32 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 08:17:30AM +, Anonymouse via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 06:43:34 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: > [...] [...] For us on the browser pages don't always load, though. That's

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-19 Thread H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 08:17:30AM +, Anonymouse via Digitalmars-d-announce 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 > >

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-19 Thread JN via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 19 January 2019 at 12:38:48 UTC, bachmeier wrote: The norm is for pages to not load in the browser. I don't think it's necessary to elaborate on the impression this creates on potential users. Yes. Unfortunately I encounter it quite often. Just now the loading of the forum has

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

2019-01-19 Thread Anonymouse via Digitalmars-d-announce
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 wasn't around to blab about vim and symmetry and why dub sux, so

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-18 Thread H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at 03:11:55AM +, bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > 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

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: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-07 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 7 January 2019 at 13:35:31 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote: [string mixins make] it hard to debug (esp. if the codegen isn't your own code) - (4) any compile errors are by necessity obscure because there isn't a concrete file and line number to refer to; to get to the locus of the problem

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-07 Thread H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, Jan 02, 2019 at 02:49:19PM +, Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 11:11:31 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote: > > On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: > > > > > > I would love to have a campaign to increase

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-04 Thread viniarck via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 16:21:16 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 15:43:41 UTC, Meta wrote: Awesome; funding goal reached in a little less than 2 months. I didn't even get around to donating yet, so maybe I'll save it for the next one instead. On a related note, D

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-04 Thread Meta via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 16:21:16 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 15:43:41 UTC, Meta wrote: Awesome; funding goal reached in a little less than 2 months. I didn't even get around to donating yet, so maybe I'll save it for the next one instead. On a related note, D

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 15:43:41 UTC, Meta wrote: Awesome; funding goal reached in a little less than 2 months. I didn't even get around to donating yet, so maybe I'll save it for the next one instead. On a related note, D really needs a merch shop. I don't think I'm the only one

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-04 Thread Meta via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 10:30:07 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: [...] Please read the blog post for more details: https://dlang.org/blog/2018/11/10/the-new-fundraising-campaign/ https://www.flipcause.com/secure

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 4 January 2019 at 10:30:07 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: What next Mike? I'll let you know soon.

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-04 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: [...] Please read the blog post for more details: https://dlang.org/blog/2018/11/10/the-new-fundraising-campaign/ https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/NDUwNTY= $3,014 Raised of $3,000 Goal 41 days left 51

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-03 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 14:53:02 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 14:28:55 UTC, Vijay Nayar wrote: For me the credit card payment method fails without saying what's wrong. Is there another method to pay, like a IBAN that a transfer could be made to?

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 13:30:34 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: [...] Thank you! So here an update of the update: $2,464 Raised of $3,000 Goal by 46 Supporters => We only need another 10 Supporters giving an average of $54. Sorry readers, but the numbers are wrong againThe missing

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Stefan Koch via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 15:17:36 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 11:11:31 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I would love to have a campaign to increase compilation speed for std.regex and

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 11:11:31 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I would love to have a campaign to increase compilation speed for std.regex and std.format... You could defer the generation of utf-tables to runtime,

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 14:28:55 UTC, Vijay Nayar wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 13:30:34 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 13:07:23 UTC, Joakim Brännström wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: [...]

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 11:11:31 UTC, Stefan Koch wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I would love to have a campaign to increase compilation speed for std.regex and std.format... You could defer the generation of utf-tables to runtime,

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Vijay Nayar via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 13:30:34 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 13:07:23 UTC, Joakim Brännström wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: This campaign will end in 43 day, so the question after app. 50% is, what

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 03/01/2019 12:11 AM, Stefan Koch wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I would love to have a campaign to increase compilation speed for std.regex and std.format... You could defer the generation of utf-tables to runtime, which should yield some

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 13:07:23 UTC, Joakim Brännström wrote: On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: This campaign will end in 43 day, so the question after app. 50% is, what next? Will we start collecting for something else or should we first try to

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Joakim Brännström via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: This campaign will end in 43 day, so the question after app. 50% is, what next? Will we start collecting for something else or should we first try to extend the job of our pull request manager? Thanks Martin for the

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Stefan Koch via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 2 January 2019 at 10:16:11 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: I would love to have a campaign to increase compilation speed for std.regex and std.format... You could defer the generation of utf-tables to runtime, which should yield some improvement. But I'll measure the reasons

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2019-01-02 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: [...] Please read the blog post for more details: https://dlang.org/blog/2018/11/10/the-new-fundraising-campaign/ For the impatient: https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/NDUwNTY= I just want this topic to stay on top

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-12-04 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 4 December 2018 at 13:36:18 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Tuesday, 4 December 2018 at 10:20:10 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: p.s. And still: Please put the campaign logo/button beside the general donation logo/button at: https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html You could do a

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-12-04 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 4 December 2018 at 10:20:10 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: p.s. And still: Please put the campaign logo/button beside the general donation logo/button at: https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html You could do a PR to

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-12-04 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 28 November 2018 at 09:34:33 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: On Friday, 23 November 2018 at 13:18:55 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Friday, 23 November 2018 at 10:20:22 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: [...] The campaign (https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/NDUwNTY=)

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-28 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 23 November 2018 at 13:18:55 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Friday, 23 November 2018 at 10:20:22 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: Sorry for annoy you, but this links have to be integrated into the donate page https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html Yes, I know. I want to do more

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 23 November 2018 at 12:56:49 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote: Hi, will I get a donation certificate? I haven't found anything about it. Not a certificate, but a receipt with all the information you need for tax deductions.

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 23 November 2018 at 10:20:22 UTC, Martin Tschierschke wrote: Sorry for annoy you, but this links have to be integrated into the donate page https://dlang.org/foundation/donate.html Yes, I know. I want to do more than just add the link, however. I want to integrate the campaign

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-23 Thread Robert M. Münch via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2018-11-10 16:09:12 +, Mike Parker said: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so they don't go stale

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-23 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-16 Thread Martin Tschierschke via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-15 Thread M.M. via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-11 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 11 November 2018 at 11:29:03 UTC, Andre Pany wrote: On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-11 Thread Andre Pany via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-10 Thread David Gileadi via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 11/10/18 9:09 AM, Mike Parker wrote: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so they don't go stale. We've

Re: The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-10 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 16:09:12 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so

The New Fundraising Campaign

2018-11-10 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've just published a new blog post describing our new fundraising campaign. TL;DR: We want to pay a Pull Request Manager to thin out the pull request queues and coordinate between relevant parties on newer pull requests so they don't go stale. We've launched a three-month campaign