Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-05 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 2:42 AM, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: Though I confess what horrifies me the most about dynamic languages is code like this if(cond) var = hello world; else var = 42; The fact that an if statement

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-05 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 6:34 AM, Brian Rogoff via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: ML is the language of the future ;-) Yeh, it hasn't really caught on in the first 40 years since it was invented, but I'm sure it's about to explode any day now. :-) --bb

Re: DConf 2014: SDC, a D Compiler as a Library

2014-07-25 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
In the YouTube interface, click on the pencil icon (Info Settings) and there's a place to set what frame to use as a thumbnail there. --bb On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 3:10 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 7/25/14, 9:03 AM, David

Re: forum.dlang.org is now using DCaptcha

2014-12-11 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
What will be the return value of the following function? int y() { int d = 31, baz = 5; baz--; d /= baz; return d; } Oh, the irony! Asking people to prove they're human by making them to complete a task that is usually done by machines. :-) --bb On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 4:26 AM,

Re: quick-and-dirty minimalistic LISP engine

2015-02-19 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 8:30 AM, ketmar via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Thu, 19 Feb 2015 06:50:29 -0800, Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: If you weren't deliberately making a joke, you might want to google milf. no jokes, it's

Re: quick-and-dirty minimalistic LISP engine

2015-02-19 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
If you weren't deliberately making a joke, you might want to google milf. And if you were... Hmm interesting sense of humor you have there. On Feb 18, 2015 11:40 PM, via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Wednesday, 18 February 2015 at 22:37:34 UTC, ketmar

Re: Found on Reddit: It's time for D to own up

2015-04-21 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 3:50 PM, Brad Anderson via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Tuesday, 21 April 2015 at 22:41:38 UTC, Bill Baxter wrote: Anyone mentioned Automatic Reference Counting yet? Works pretty well for ObjC from what I've seen. Here on

Re: Found on Reddit: It's time for D to own up

2015-04-21 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Anyone mentioned Automatic Reference Counting yet? Works pretty well for ObjC from what I've seen. On Apr 21, 2015 11:27 AM, Ali Çehreli digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/33dccx/its_time_for_d_to_own_up/ Ali

Re: Summer cleanup on https://issues.dlang.org

2015-06-09 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 2:41 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 6/9/15 1:54 PM, Vladimir Panteleev wrote: On Tuesday, 9 June 2015 at 05:33:24 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: I just made a pass through https://issues.dlang.org for

Re: D Conf 2015: Memory Models and D (deadalnix)

2015-06-25 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Fyi - Someone is posting similar stuff to the G+ D community under the name Mike Rotch. The posts are links to serious talks about D. But that account name lends a pretty unprofessional air to it. --bb On Jun 24, 2015 4:00 PM, Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce

Re: Now official: we are livestreaming DConf 2015

2015-05-27 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Awesome. Thanks for doing the streaming! --bb On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 2:20 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 5/27/15 1:01 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Thanks to John Colvin! He rigged his webcam centrally so we can

Re: Release D 2.068.0

2015-08-11 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 3:28 PM, John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Tuesday, 11 August 2015 at 22:08:50 UTC, Bill Baxter wrote: On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 12:52 AM, John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com

Re: Release D 2.068.0

2015-08-11 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 12:52 AM, John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Monday, 10 August 2015 at 08:48:52 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: Glad to announce D 2.068.0. http://downloads.dlang.org/releases/2.x/2.068.0/ This release comes with many

Re: Moving forward with work on the D language and foundation

2015-08-24 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 12:14 PM, Joseph Cassman via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Monday, 24 August 2015 at 18:43:01 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Hello everyone, Following an increasing desire to focus on working on the D language and foundation,

Re: Moving forward with work on the D language and foundation

2015-08-25 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 6:06 PM, welkam via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Monday, 24 August 2015 at 18:43:01 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: to fully focus on pushing D forward. insert dick joke here That would be pushing ===D forward.

Re: 1st Ever Artificial Consciousness to be Written in D Language

2015-09-02 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 10:10 AM, GrandAxe via Digitalmars-d-announce < digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: > On Wednesday, 2 September 2015 at 15:14:12 UTC, Martin Drašar wrote: > >> Dne 2.9.2015 v 16:41 GrandAxe via Digitalmars-d-announce napsal(a): >> >>> This is to inform the D

Re: Build It And They Will Not Come

2015-09-11 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
To be fair, wasn't the movie talking about dead baseball player ghosts coming? For people to take that example and apply it to other endeavors in life is a bit ridiculous. But maybe I'm misremembering. Saw it a long time ago. On Sep 11, 2015 4:00 AM, "Chris via Digitalmars-d-announce" <

Re: Silicon Valley D Meetup November 19, 2015

2015-11-19 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
If you set up what's called a Hangout On Air then anyone can join in and you can have it recorded to YouTube as well. https://support.google.com/plus/answer/2553119?hl=en On Nov 18, 2015 10:25 PM, "Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce" < digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: > On Wednesday,

Re: The D Language Foundation has $5000 to its name

2015-11-22 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
It doesn't require a system change to run unsigned stuff on the Mac, it just requires knowing the trick: open by ctrl-clicking on the icon and choosing "Open" from the pop-up menu. If you open it that way then it will ask you if you really really want to open it, and there you can say yes. If

Re: D-Man culture

2016-06-19 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Whew! I thought this was going to be a scathing critique of some lurking anti-feministic culture in the D world. Glad to see it's just about some cute D-shaped characters! On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce < digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: >

Re: Dconf gets a new logo

2016-03-02 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
The other one was classy, but this one is energetic and fun. +1. --bb On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 7:37 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > Many thanks to https://github.com/aG0aep6G who contributed the DConf 2016 > logo (the Berlin

Re: Google Summer of Code

2016-04-22 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Well done! Congrats to you all! --bb On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 3:43 PM, CraigDillabaugh via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > I am pleased to announce that the D Foundation has been awarded 4 slots > for the 2016 Google Summer of Code. > >

Re: Computer Vision Library in D

2016-04-21 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 9:26 PM, rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 20/04/2016 7:46 PM, Relja Ljubobratovic wrote: > >> On Wednesday, 20 April 2016 at 06:14:58 UTC, rikki cattermole wrote: >> >>> I was thinking std.math.linalg kinda

Re: DIP1000: Scoped Pointers

2016-08-10 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
This bit seems odd: T func(T* t) { return t; // ok } Is there an implicit conversion from T* to T? On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 10:05 PM, rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 11/08/2016 8:35 AM, Dicebot wrote: > >> The first DIP has just

Re: BLAS implementation for D

2017-04-15 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 12:18 PM, bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce < digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: > 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

Re: Follow @dlangconf and use #dconf on twitter

2018-05-01 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
They're calling it "dconf" as short for the "Digital Health and Well-being Conference". Really?! Why wouldn't you use something less generic like "dhealth2018"? They're tweeting from the handle @dconf2018. I guess you should go ahead and sign up for the @dconf2019 and on accounts now. Maybe that

Re: NWCPP (and D) Meeting at Microsoft Wednesday Evening

2018-02-21 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Where do you go now that the Celtic Bayou is closed? --bb On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 7:37 PM, Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce < digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: > http://nwcpp.org/ > > I plan to be there; a bunch of Seattle area D folks come regularly. We > hear the

Re: NWCPP (and D) Meeting at Microsoft Wednesday Evening

2018-02-21 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Oh, forgot . :-) On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:04 AM, Bill Baxter wrote: > Where do you go now that the Celtic Bayou is closed? > --bb > > On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 7:37 PM, Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce > wrote: > >>

Re: DWT API Documentation now on dpldocs.info

2018-03-07 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
The logo in the corner - http://dwt.dpldocs.info/d-logo.png -- is a 404 btw. On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 5:32 PM, Bill Baxter wrote: > Cool! I used to love using DWT back in the day. > > Yeh the Eclipse ones look like they were written by someone trying very > hard to make you

Re: DWT API Documentation now on dpldocs.info

2018-03-07 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
Cool! I used to love using DWT back in the day. Yeh the Eclipse ones look like they were written by someone trying very hard to make you think you were using a native app on some platform with a horrible UI from the 90s. --bb On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 5:28 PM, Adam D. Ruppe via

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-03-01 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
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 likely also have more free time to go chase down and fix breaks in

Re: State of D 2018 Survey

2018-03-02 Thread Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce
-announce <digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote: > On Thursday, March 01, 2018 13:24:29 Bill Baxter via Digitalmars-d-announce > 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-se