Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2019-01-14 Thread Bienlein via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 13:33:29 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: Brilliant, DConf comes to the UK, I can get to it… except… it's on at the exact same time as DevoxxUK 2019 which is at the Business Design Centre. :-( Programming languages are unimportant anyway.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2019-01-11 Thread Dejan Lekic via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 28 December 2018 at 16:31:01 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: On Friday, 28 December 2018 at 07:08:19 UTC, Dejan Lekic wrote: While I admire your persistence I fail to understand why you simply don't ignore stuff you do not like. If you do not like conferences fine - do not go there, and

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-28 Thread Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/28/18 11:31 AM, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: But I'm telling you, DConf can learn from this stuff. Joakim is doing the community a service by trying to get you all to try some changes. Even baby step compromises can yield results at low risk. Note that the proposals always ask for format

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-28 Thread Sebastiaan Koppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 28 December 2018 at 16:31:01 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: For last year's meeting, my manager (the team I'm on has done our meetings differently for a while) convinced the CEO to try a more interactive approach for the org-wide meeting too. We did that speaker intro, small random group

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-28 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 28 December 2018 at 07:08:19 UTC, Dejan Lekic wrote: While I admire your persistence I fail to understand why you simply don't ignore stuff you do not like. If you do not like conferences fine - do not go there, and let us who do like them and think they are useful have some fun!

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Dejan Lekic via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 13:46:39 UTC, Joakim wrote: Given that this conference format is dying off, is there any explanation for why the D team wants to continue this antiquated ritual? Why are you bringing this again? Are you going to talk the same stuff whenever someone mentions

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Laeeth Isharc via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 27 December 2018 at 17:00:05 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2018-12-22 21:38:42 +, Laeeth Isharc said: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 18:47:40 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2018-12-22 12:18:25 +, Mike Parker said: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread NaN via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 27 December 2018 at 17:13:19 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2018-12-22 21:57:09 +, Adam Wilson said: Airlines have had years to prepare for Brexit, and humans are generally pretty good at avoiding disasters that they've know about for years. You assumption is wrong, since

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Robert M. Münch via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2018-12-22 21:57:09 +, Adam Wilson said: On 12/22/18 10:47 AM, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2018-12-22 12:18:25 +, Mike Parker said: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on this for weeks and, now that

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Robert M. Münch via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2018-12-22 21:38:42 +, Laeeth Isharc said: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 18:47:40 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2018-12-22 12:18:25 +, Mike Parker said: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Ethan via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 12:18:25 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! That's a funny typo you have for BeerConf there. BEERCONF

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 27 December 2018 at 08:25:23 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: On Thu, 2018-12-27 at 02:13 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: […] Wow, you've really gone off the deep end now. First you lie that I presented no data, then when called out, start claiming defamation and talk

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Basile B. via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 11:26:52 UTC, Guillaume Piolat wrote: Last year I had an amazing time at Dconf. Went to bike there for 9 days (800km), to arrive the day before DConf.  woah dude !

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-27 Thread Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, 2018-12-27 at 02:13 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > […] > > Wow, you've really gone off the deep end now. First you lie that > I presented no data, then when called out, start claiming > defamation and talk about bringing lawyers into it. You seem to be a beginner at

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 09:34:48 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: On Wed, 2018-12-26 at 05:07 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: […] I wrote. I have never called anyone any name or insult in anything I wrote. I have used a pejorative for a type of argument that was being used,

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 16:56:17 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: On Wed, 2018-12-26 at 09:45 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: […] Wtf are you talking about? I've never emailed you in my life. If you mean in this forum thread, quote what you think is "personal abuse," I

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 11:26:52 UTC, Guillaume Piolat wrote: Went to bike there for 9 days (800km), to arrive the day before DConf. Munich was a beautiful city but Switzerland was very graphic. Friends jokingly said it was a D pilgrimage and it was, kind of :) You could still have

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, 2018-12-26 at 09:45 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > […] > Wtf are you talking about? I've never emailed you in my life. If > you mean in this forum thread, quote what you think is "personal > abuse," I see none. We can get to that later, no need for now given your

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread viniarck via Digitalmars-d-announce
Awesome! I look forward to DConf 2019. I'm planning my trip already. Thanks you all who's working behind the scenes to make this happen. It's amazing.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread Guillaume Piolat via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 00:51:51 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: The talks are either irrelevant, trivial, or vaporware (seriously, how much of the stuff described have never come to pass?), and there's really no benefit in spending several days of my life on that. Especially when I can

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 09:34:48 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: On Wed, 2018-12-26 at 05:07 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: […] I wrote. I have never called anyone any name or insult in anything I wrote. I have used a pejorative for a type of argument that was being used,

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-26 Thread Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, 2018-12-26 at 05:07 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > […] > I wrote. I have never called anyone any name or insult in > anything I wrote. I have used a pejorative for a type of argument > that was being used, or characterized certain actions negatively. […] I beg to

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-25 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 25 December 2018 at 23:09:40 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 12/25/2018 10:54 AM, Joakim wrote: [...] It's fine that you disagree with others, and it's ok when you insult me, but when you insult others it's time to stop. It's not clear what you're referring to, since you quote

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-25 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 26 December 2018 at 00:06:39 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: I don't mean to stoke the flames on this anymore, but I do: I've been to past conferences and now that I'm not a poor student anymore I'd pay to go to them. I've been to past conferences and don't consider it worth going

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-25 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 25 December 2018 at 18:54:25 UTC, Joakim wrote: Simply repeating over and over again that you're not "convinced" is not an argument, nor do your own personal reasons above argue for one format over another. I don't mean to stoke the flames on this anymore, but I do: I've been to

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-25 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/25/2018 10:54 AM, Joakim wrote: [...] It's fine that you disagree with others, and it's ok when you insult me, but when you insult others it's time to stop.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-25 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 25 December 2018 at 11:27:29 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Tuesday, 25 December 2018 at 05:01:43 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Monday, 24 December 2018 at 22:22:08 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: The 0.1% of the community that attend seem to like it, the vast majority don't, or at least

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-25 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 25 December 2018 at 05:01:43 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Monday, 24 December 2018 at 22:22:08 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: The 0.1% of the community that attend seem to like it, the vast majority don't, or at least don't care. You think we have 200k users? More to the point you

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-25 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 25 December 2018 at 07:10:46 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: On 25/12/2018 6:01 PM, Joakim wrote: See my responses to Nicholas above, I don't think the Android port merits a talk. By the same standards I apply to others' talks above, I don't think my work merits a talk either. ;) A

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 25/12/2018 6:01 PM, Joakim wrote: See my responses to Nicholas above, I don't think the Android port merits a talk. By the same standards I apply to others' talks above, I don't think my work merits a talk either. ;) A talk covering ARM and Android development in general would be very

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 24 December 2018 at 22:22:08 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: On 12/24/18 2:44 AM, Joakim wrote: On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 22:36:05 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: Huh? It's their decision, not yours. Even if the decision has no reason at all, it's still theirs. What is the

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread Bastiaan Veelo via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 24 December 2018 at 12:30:57 UTC, Vijay Nayar wrote: Looking forward to it! The caliber of people at these conferences has been exceptional every year I've gone, and many of the ideas presented have been very valuable, whether they were directly related to DLang or not. Just one

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/24/2018 4:30 AM, Vijay Nayar wrote: I've been doing quite a bit of work this year on the Google S2 Geometric Library in D. If I can benchmark the library against the C++ version or show how it can be used to tackle some of the trickier real-time problems in large-scale web services,

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/24/2018 2:22 PM, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: I'm sure Walter and Andrei would not discourage more D conferences or conference-like gatherings. Speaking for myself (and I'm sure Andrei would agree) we're all for it.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/24/18 2:44 AM, Joakim wrote: On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 22:36:05 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: Huh? It's their decision, not yours. Even if the decision has no reason at all, it's still theirs. What is the problem? Start your own D "conference competitor" if you think you can do

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread Kyle via Digitalmars-d-announce
I'm just some random guy but for what it's worth the recorded talks at DConf are valuable to me. I don't much care what format the conference takes or if we even continue to have them since it's not often practical for me to attend anyway, but I would miss the talks. It would be cool if the

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-24 Thread Vijay Nayar via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 12:18:25 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on this for weeks and, now that we have a venue, I just can't keep quiet about it any longer. Looking

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 14:20:08 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 10:59:32 UTC, Joakim wrote: You say that like some superior technology exists to replace the conference. It does, read the first link I gave in my first post above. You mean the one that says

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/23/2018 3:40 PM, Rubn wrote: I'll take that to assume you aren't paying for your own ticket, your own hotel expenses, etc. I wonder if you would feel differently about this if you had to pay for all these out of your own pocket. I paid my own expenses for DConf. So did many of the

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Rubn via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 10:07:40 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: BTW, another point for the presentations is that we cover the air fare and hotel expenses for the presenters. Quite a lot of people have been able to attend because of this. It's our way of giving a little bit back to strong

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/22/18 12:22 PM, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 17:13:06 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:57:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: I'm not trying to discuss it with you or the community. I'm asking the D team who're making this decision why it's being made,

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Iain Buclaw via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 at 16:05, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > I'm not sure how a talk is supposed to inspire anything > substantive _before_ you've heard it, and pre-recorded talks > watched at home would fill the same purpose after. > No one is interested in watching pre-recorded

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Iain Buclaw via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sun, 23 Dec 2018 at 15:40, Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 14:20:08 UTC, Nicholas Wilson > wrote: > > they cannot compare (as in apples to oranges) to high-bandwidth > > low latency personal communication with all the people that > > have an

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 10:07:40 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 12/22/2018 10:20 PM, Joakim wrote: Honestly, yours are routinely the worst presentations at DConf. Your strength as a presenter is when you dig deeply into a bunch of technical detail or present some new technical paradigm,

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 14:20:08 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: they cannot compare (as in apples to oranges) to high-bandwidth low latency personal communication with all the people that have an interest (business, technical, whatever) and technical expertise in the subject at hand.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 10:59:32 UTC, Joakim wrote: You say that like some superior technology exists to replace the conference. It does, read the first link I gave in my first post above. You mean the one that says "I don’t know how to fix conferences"? Yes, DConf may benefit from

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/23/2018 2:59 AM, Joakim wrote: I wish those organizing DConf would focus on that more. You're free to organize D meetups and conferences as you see fit. Heck, C++ has many conferences, run by different organizations with different ideas on how to do it. Nothing wrong with that. Even

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 09:51:58 UTC, Nicholas Wilson wrote: On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 08:08:59 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 06:54:26 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: Others have cited Rust and Go. I shall cite Python, Ruby, Groovy, Java, Kotlin, Clojure, Haskell, all

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/23/2018 1:36 AM, Russel Winder wrote: If people want to have a DConf, it is not your position to tell them they cannot. No worries, we're full steam ahead on DConf 2019. I, for one, am greatly looking forward to it and seeing everybody.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 09:36:19 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: On Sun, 2018-12-23 at 08:08 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: […] This questioning of iOS is so removed from reality that it makes me question if you are qualified to comment on this matter at all. iOS is the

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/22/2018 10:20 PM, Joakim wrote: Honestly, yours are routinely the worst presentations at DConf. Your strength as a presenter is when you dig deeply into a bunch of technical detail or present some new technical paradigm, similar to Andrei. Yet, your DConf keynotes usually go the exact

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Nicholas Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 08:08:59 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 06:54:26 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: Others have cited Rust and Go. I shall cite Python, Ruby, Groovy, Java, Kotlin, Clojure, Haskell, all of which have thriving programming language oriented conferences

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sun, 2018-12-23 at 08:08 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: […] > > This questioning of iOS is so removed from reality that it makes > me question if you are qualified to comment on this matter at > all. iOS is the largest consumer software platform that is still > growing, as

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-23 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 06:54:26 UTC, Russel Winder wrote: On Sat, 2018-12-22 at 13:46 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: […] Given that this conference format is dying off, is there any explanation for why the D team wants to continue this antiquated ritual?

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sat, 2018-12-22 at 13:46 +, Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > […] > Given that this conference format is dying off, is there any > explanation for why the D team wants to continue this antiquated > ritual? > > https://marco.org/2018/01/17/end-of-conference-era >

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 22:13:44 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 12/22/2018 6:26 AM, Atila Neves wrote: If you don't like conferences you don't have to go. I for one am excited about being in London in May. Please don't sour it for other who think/feel like I do. That's right. And

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/22/2018 7:11 AM, Joakim wrote: I've never been to DConf I suggest actually attending and seeing for yourself.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/22/2018 6:26 AM, Atila Neves wrote: If you don't like conferences you don't have to go. I for one am excited about being in London in May. Please don't sour it for other who think/feel like I do. That's right. And hefting a pint with Atila is guaranteed to be a highlight of the

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Iain Buclaw via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sat, 22 Dec 2018 at 23:00, Adam Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > On 12/22/18 10:47 AM, Robert M. Münch wrote: > > On 2018-12-22 12:18:25 +, Mike Parker said: > > > >> Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're > >> still ironing out the details, but I've

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/22/2018 5:33 AM, Russel Winder wrote: it's on at the exact same time as DevoxxUK 2019 which is at the Business Design Centre. :-( Please inform DevoxxUK they need to shift their schedule.

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Adam Wilson via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 12/22/18 10:47 AM, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2018-12-22 12:18:25 +, Mike Parker said: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on this for weeks and, now that we have a venue, I just can't keep quiet about it

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Laeeth Isharc via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 18:47:40 UTC, Robert M. Münch wrote: On 2018-12-22 12:18:25 +, Mike Parker said: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on this for weeks and, now that we have a venue, I just

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 17:13:06 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: We like the current format and see no need to change it at this time. That's all it really comes down to. Y'all like it. But the time and money COULD be put to far better use. Consider this: keep the same schedule, but the

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Robert M. Münch via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 2018-12-22 12:18:25 +, Mike Parker said: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on this for weeks and, now that we have a venue, I just can't keep quiet about it any longer. Hi, you should consider the

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Johannes Loher via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:57:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: As I recall, you largely agreed with me: That is true, and I still do regarding many points (though not all). But this is not the point I wanted to make. I don't consider my opinion that important. I simply wanted to point out why

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 17:36:08 UTC, Bastiaan Veelo wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:57:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:35:27 UTC, Johannes Loher wrote: Also I don't think this is the right place for this discussion. If you feel that we indeed need

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Bastiaan Veelo via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:57:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:35:27 UTC, Johannes Loher wrote: Also I don't think this is the right place for this discussion. If you feel that we indeed need to rediscuss this issue, I think it should be done in a separate

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 17:13:06 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:57:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: I'm not trying to discuss it with you or the community. I'm asking the D team who're making this decision why it's being made, despite all the reasoning in that

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:57:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: I'm not trying to discuss it with you or the community. I'm asking the D team who're making this decision why it's being made, despite all the reasoning in that thread, and reiterating that it's a bad move. I suspect they're not

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 16:35:27 UTC, Johannes Loher wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 15:11:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 14:26:29 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 13:46:39 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Johannes Loher via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 15:11:10 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 14:26:29 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 13:46:39 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 12:18:25 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The egregious waste of time and

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 14:26:29 UTC, Atila Neves wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 13:46:39 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 12:18:25 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The egregious waste of time and resources of this DConf format strongly signals that D is not a

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Atila Neves via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 13:46:39 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 12:18:25 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: The egregious waste of time and resources of this DConf format strongly signals that D is not a serious effort to build a used language, It's the same signal being

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 12:18:25 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on this for weeks and, now that we have a venue, I just can't keep quiet about it any longer. I've updated

Re: DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Russel Winder via Digitalmars-d-announce
Brilliant, DConf comes to the UK, I can get to it… except… it's on at the exact same time as DevoxxUK 2019 which is at the Business Design Centre. :-( -- Russel. === Dr Russel Winder t: +44 20 7585 2200 41 Buckmaster Roadm: +44 7770 465 077

DConf 2019: Shepherd's Pie Edition

2018-12-22 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Thanks to Symmetry Investments, DConf is heading to London! We're still ironing out the details, but I've been sitting on this for weeks and, now that we have a venue, I just can't keep quiet about it any longer. I've updated the DConf site and published a blog post, but I ask that you