Re: Scott Meyers' DConf 2014 keynote The Last Thing D Needs

2014-05-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, 27 May 2014 06:42:41 -1000 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/26m8hy/scott_meyers_dconf_2014_keynote_the_last_thing_d/ https://news.ycombinator.com/newest (search that page, if not

Re: Scott Meyers' DConf 2014 keynote The Last Thing D Needs

2014-05-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
Okay. That seriously got munged. Let's try that again... On Tue, 27 May 2014 06:42:41 -1000 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/26m8hy/scott_meyers_dconf_2014_keynote_the_last_thing_d/

Re: Scott Meyers' DConf 2014 keynote The Last Thing D Needs

2014-05-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, 28 May 2014 16:07:08 -0700 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: Some of the inconsistencies you mentioned and Brian mentioned in his talk are actually the result of consistencies. I know this is a bit of a difficult thing to wrap one's

Re: Scott Meyers' DConf 2014 keynote The Last Thing D Needs

2014-05-29 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, 29 May 2014 08:23:26 +0200 Timon Gehr via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: In any case, simply reversing the order for static array types using an ad-hoc rewrite rule would be a huge wart, even more severe than the other points you raised, and we

Re: Scott Meyers' DConf 2014 keynote The Last Thing D Needs

2014-05-29 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, 29 May 2014 01:31:44 -0700 Ali Çehreli via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 05/29/2014 12:59 AM, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: So, unfortunately, I think that we're stuck. You make it sound like there is a problem. ;) I

Re: Scott Meyers' DConf 2014 keynote The Last Thing D Needs

2014-05-29 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, 29 May 2014 07:32:48 -0700 Ali Çehreli via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 05/29/2014 03:00 AM, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: I don't see how you could argue that they don't have multi-dimensional arrays. Their specs don't

Re: Adam D. Ruppe's D Cookbook now available!

2014-05-30 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Fri, 30 May 2014 11:48:56 + Chris via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Friday, 30 May 2014 at 11:46:35 UTC, w0rp wrote: I received my copy this morning, earlier than I thought I would. I shall check it out over the weekend. I suspect I'll

Re: Real time captioning of D presentations

2014-06-02 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:00:17 -0700 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 6/2/2014 8:46 AM, Iain Buclaw via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: However, what you can't do is change the accent to one that you may better understand. I know a lot of

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-04 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:33:01 + Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Wednesday, 4 June 2014 at 06:19:05 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/27911b/conversation_with_andrei_alexandrescu_all_things/ wtf,

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:30:44 +0200 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 6/5/14, 7:59 AM, Nick Sabalausky wrote: So let me get this straight: There are programmers out there who find the occasional type annotations on some declarations

Re: Interview at Lang.NEXT

2014-06-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:46:23 + Atila Neves via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Thursday, 5 June 2014 at 09:43:13 UTC, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:30:44 +0200 Though I confess what horrifies me the most

Re: Chuck Allison's talk is up

2014-06-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:51:42 + Olivier Henley via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: ... Sorry I know its annoying to have someone telling you guys what to do. I would rather post a sticky thread, referencing Dicebot's channel, myself but I'm brand new

Re: DMD 2.066 Alpha

2014-06-14 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:00:39 -0700 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On 6/13/14, 10:15 AM, Nick Sabalausky wrote: On 6/13/2014 12:49 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Being able to negate the final: label is nice to have but not a

Re: D:YAML 0.5 (also, D:YAML 0.4.5, TinyEndian 0.1)

2014-08-06 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 6 August 2014 at 17:09:50 UTC, Kiith-Sa wrote: D:YAML is a YAML parser and emitter for D. Thanks a lot for working on this. I actually really hate YAML, but I'm forced to work with it sometimes, and this library saved me from having to write a parser for it myself. - Jonathan

Re: DMD v2.066.0-rc1

2014-08-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 7 August 2014 at 17:05:29 UTC, Manu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: I've never encountered anybody try and use MSC from the command line in about 15 years professionally. LOL. That's almost always how I use VS when I'm forced to use it at work. As soon as I figured out that I

Re: DMD v2.066.0-rc1

2014-08-11 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 11 August 2014 at 16:29:10 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: On 8/9/2014 10:57 AM, Dicebot wrote: actually avoided learning anything out of the default comfort zone and called that _professional attitude_. People have some truly bizarre ideas about what constitutes professionalism. At

Re: DMD v2.066.0-rc1

2014-08-14 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 14 August 2014 at 19:14:32 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: On 8/7/2014 1:05 PM, Manu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: That's what I mean about this culture; it's the opposite of linux, and it outright rejects practises that are linux-like. While I don't doubt that's true of a lot

Re: D 2.066 is out. Enjoy!

2014-08-18 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 August 2014 at 00:23:22 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: On 8/18/2014 7:14 PM, Dicebot wrote: I also propose to start 2.067 beta branch right now and declare it yet another bug-fixing release. Seconded. Regardless of whether we start another release going that quickly or not,

Re: D 2.066 is out. Enjoy!

2014-08-18 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 August 2014 at 04:26:48 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Well that's what happened - someone started 2.067. What's the advantage of doing this? Now we need to worry about master and 2.067 instead of just master. -- Andrei Well, what you do at that point is just fix all of the

Re: Fix #2529: explicit protection package #3651

2014-08-19 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 August 2014 at 17:11:19 UTC, Dicebot wrote: On Tuesday, 19 August 2014 at 17:08:25 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 8/19/2014 7:01 AM, Dicebot wrote: Walter, now that release is out can you please state your opinion about https://github.com/D-Programming-Language/dmd/pull/3651 ? It

Re: D 2.066 is out. Enjoy!

2014-08-21 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 21 August 2014 at 15:20:49 UTC, Daniel Murphy wrote: Jacob Carlborg wrote in message news:lt50m0$20f0$1...@digitalmars.com... Support for C++ templates was in the last release, and the new pull request is only for special mangling of some stl declarations. You see, I get

Re: D 2.066 is out. Enjoy!

2014-08-21 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 19 August 2014 at 08:14:41 UTC, novice2 wrote: http://dlang.org/changelog.html Version D 2.066 August 18, 2014 ... Phobos enhancements 1.Bugzilla 3780: getopt improvements by Igor Lesik Sorry, i can't find this improvements nor in getopt.d nor in

Re: D 2.066 is out. Enjoy!

2014-08-21 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, 21 August 2014 at 20:33:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 8/21/2014 11:54 AM, Jonathan M Davis wrote: LOL. Yeah, well, it would be ni going to support C+ce if we could get an actual list of the C++ features that D currently supports somewhere (and how to use them if it's not

Re: core.stdcpp

2014-08-26 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:00:26 + Ola Fosheim Gr via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Tuesday, 26 August 2014 at 06:35:18 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: The implementation of it, however, is going to be ugly and very specific to each C++ compiler. The user

Re: Blog post on hidden treasure in the D standard library.

2014-08-30 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:44:18 + safety0ff via Digitalmars-d-announce digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com wrote: On Saturday, 30 August 2014 at 07:59:16 UTC, Gary Willoughby wrote: Stop being such a grammar nazi. I didn't bring it up because I felt like being pedantic, I brought it up as

Re: DConf 2015 Call for Submissions is now open

2015-01-14 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, January 15, 2015 01:18:52 Daniel Murphy via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote in message news:mailman.4595.1421160931.9932.digitalmars-d-annou...@puremagic.com... On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 14:39:42 Iain Buclaw via

Re: 2015 H1 Vision

2015-02-01 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, February 01, 2015 08:41:54 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On 2/1/15 7:48 AM, Mathias LANG wrote: This is arguably the most well-defined goal here, but at the same time, it sounds strange to judge the contributions by the numbers of pull request. We could

Re: DConf 2015 Call for Submissions is now open

2015-01-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, January 07, 2015 07:37:10 Mengu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: is it crazy to think that there are some people somewhere who can't stand D and anything D related? Well, _I_ wouldn't want to see a D on my report card. ;) - Jonathan M Davis

Re: DConf 2015 Call for Submissions is now open

2015-01-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, January 06, 2015 15:24:19 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Hello, Exciting times! DConf 2015 will take place May 27-29 2015 at Utah Valley University in Orem, UT. LOL. My brother is graduating from there about a month before that. The call for submissions

Re: DConf 2015 Call for Submissions is now open

2015-01-13 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 14:39:42 Iain Buclaw via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Daniel prefers to talk through other peoples talks. :o) Or to work on the compiler during their talks. ;) - Jonathan M Davis

Re: Gary Willoughby: Why Go's design is a disservice to intelligent programmers

2015-03-30 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, March 28, 2015 14:19:46 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Thank you. I need to learn std.algorithm better. Don't we all. Part of the problem with std.algorithm is its power. It's frequently the case that you think that something isn't there when it's either there

Re: Gary Willoughby: Why Go's design is a disservice to intelligent programmers

2015-03-28 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, March 27, 2015 16:03:01 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On 3/27/2015 2:47 PM, weaselcat wrote: On Friday, 27 March 2015 at 20:58:44 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: On 3/27/2015 1:35 PM, weaselcat wrote: there's a difference between minimalism and blatantly not adopting

Re: DConf 2015 Schedule published

2015-03-23 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, March 24, 2015 02:17:22 Nick B via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Monday, 23 March 2015 at 16:47:30 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Dconf 2015's programme is on! http://dconf.org/2015/index.html We're operating at a loss to keep registration costs low, and chose a

Re: dsource.org moved

2015-04-24 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, 24 April 2015 at 21:48:30 UTC, Stewart Gordon wrote: On 22/04/2015 08:20, Jacob Carlborg wrote: snip If you're forking a project on Github you get your own copy of the project. The projects are linked but the repositories are not. What I mean by that is on your fork you'll see that

Re: forum.dlang.org, version 2 (BETA)

2015-06-04 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, June 04, 2015 18:05:32 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Also, after thinking today about the universe and everything, I concluded that that's without a doubt the ugliest bold font created by the human civilization. That's a bold statement. :) - Jonathan M

Re: forum.dlang.org, version 2 (BETA)

2015-06-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, June 05, 2015 09:16:29 sigod via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Friday, 5 June 2015 at 01:52:07 UTC, Vladimir Panteleev wrote: On Friday, 5 June 2015 at 01:48:20 UTC, Meta wrote: How feasible is it to add code formatting for the web interface? Not sure what you mean. Do you

Re: forum.dlang.org, version 2 (BETA)

2015-06-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, June 05, 2015 10:19:20 sigod via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Friday, 5 June 2015 at 09:53:34 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Remember that the forum software is just a frontend for an nntp server and that others view the content via nntp or via the mailing list. This just

Repost of Chuck Allison's dconf 2015 talk

2015-07-02 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
It looks like they re-edited Chuck's talk and reposted it (so the old link is invalid): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTJnkF0H6S8 - Jonathan M Davis

3 more dconf 2015 talks (Andy, Jonathan, and Mark)

2015-07-02 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
It looks like the UVU folks posted some more. Andy Smith -- Title: Hedge Fund Development Case Study dconf link: http://dconf.org/2015/talks/smith.html video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KBhb0iWsWQ Jonathan M Davis Title: Introduction to Ranges dconf link:

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

2015-07-22 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, July 22, 2015 17:31:49 Meta via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Awesome, I'll be picking up a copy when it's finished. Hopefully I'll one day be able to have a whole shelf dedicated to D. Well, you can do that now if you're shelf is really short or close to empty. ;) - Jonathan M

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

2015-07-22 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, July 22, 2015 21:43:07 notna via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On Wednesday, 22 July 2015 at 21:19:20 UTC, notna wrote: On Wednesday, 22 July 2015 at 15:29:20 UTC, Kai Nacke wrote: As I have all the books/hardcopies from http://wiki.dlang.org/Books, Added you book to the

Re: Programming in D On Goodreads

2015-07-18 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, July 18, 2015 16:29:36 Jacob Carlborg via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: On 2015-07-18 15:34, Ali Çehreli wrote: On a related note, the paper version of the book is in proofing stage: I have just ordered a print copy for proofing. (I don't expect any major problem as what they

Re: dcrypt - a cryptography library written in D

2015-07-13 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 13 July 2015 at 18:11:21 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: On Monday, 13 July 2015 at 18:07:25 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Now, with a name like that, will it be able _en_crypt as well? ;) encrypt - a cryptography library written in English LOL. - Jonathan M Davis

Re: dcrypt - a cryptography library written in D

2015-07-13 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 13 July 2015 at 15:49:39 UTC, puzzlehawk wrote: dcrypt is a cryptography library written entirely in D and a little bit D inline assembler. Now, with a name like that, will it be able _en_crypt as well? ;) - Jonathan M Davis

Re: dcrypt - a cryptography library written in D

2015-07-13 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 13 July 2015 at 19:35:32 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: On 7/13/15 2:11 PM, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: On Monday, 13 July 2015 at 18:07:25 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: Now, with a name like that, will it be able _en_crypt as well? ;) encrypt - a cryptography library written in English

Re: Fastest JSON parser in the world is a D project

2015-10-21 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, October 21, 2015 06:36:31 Suliman via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Monday, 19 October 2015 at 07:48:16 UTC, Sönke Ludwig wrote: > > Am 16.10.2015 um 18:04 schrieb Marco Leise: > >> Every value that is read (as opposed to skipped) is validated > >> according to RFC 7159. That

Re: DConf 2016, Berlin: Call for Submissions is now open!

2015-10-23 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, October 23, 2015 12:37:20 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > Call for Submissions > > We are looking forward to your submission for a paper, talk, demo, or > panel for DConf 2016. The topics of choice are anything and everything > related to the D language. For

Re: Release D 2.069.0

2015-11-08 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, November 07, 2015 17:41:20 Dmitry Olshansky via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 07-Nov-2015 16:25, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > Phobos has been built in pieces for quite a while now > > specifically because it requires too much memory

Re: Please vote for the DConf logo

2015-11-04 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, November 04, 2015 10:30:35 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > Reply to this with 1.1, 1.2, 2, or 3: > > 1) by ponce: > > Variant 1: > https://github.com/p0nce/dconf.org/blob/master/2016/images/logo-sample.png > Variant 2: >

Re: Release D 2.069.0

2015-11-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, November 05, 2015 02:38:01 Sebastiaan Koppe via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 4 November 2015 at 17:52:23 UTC, Dmitry Olshansky > wrote: > > If host machine is x64 bit windows try setting large address > > aware bit on the executable (there are tools to do that IRC),

Re: The D Language Foundation is now incorporated

2015-10-18 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, October 18, 2015 11:12:18 Suliman via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > >I think a new website will be much better suited for this task. > I do not think that we should diffuse efforts and yet another > site is bad idea. And now dsource is not live, so it's better > revive it then create

Re: Fastest JSON parser in the world is a D project

2015-10-15 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, October 15, 2015 09:40:05 Per Nordlöw via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 14 October 2015 at 07:01:49 UTC, Marco Leise wrote: > > fast: 0.34s, 226.7Mb (GDC) > > RapidJSON: 0.79s, 687.1Mb (GCC) > > Why not add this to std.experimental? I thought that

Re: Fastest JSON parser in the world is a D project

2015-10-15 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, October 15, 2015 14:51:58 Johannes Pfau via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > BTW: Is there a reason why the code is GPL licensed? I understand that > people might want to use more restrictive licenses, but isn't LGPL a > better replacement for GPL when writing library code? Doesn't

Re: Fastest JSON parser in the world is a D project

2015-10-16 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, October 16, 2015 08:21:32 Jacob Carlborg via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 2015-10-16 00:14, Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > > I thought that http://code.dlang.org/packages/std_data_json was the json > > implementation we were looking a

Re: The D Language Foundation is now incorporated

2015-10-19 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, October 19, 2015 14:37:50 Suliman via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > dsource.org exists only for archival purposes, and IMHO, that's > > how it should stay. > > > > - Jonathan M Davis > > I do not think that it's good idea to storage D1 stuff forever. > The stuff can be backup to

Re: The D Language Foundation is now incorporated

2015-10-18 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, October 17, 2015 19:12:41 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 10/17/15 4:06 PM, suliman wrote: > > Can anybody outside USA join to the foundation? > > As a member, yes. We'll define private and corporate membership with > sponsorship levels etc. > > As an

Re: Beta D 2.069.0-b1

2015-10-10 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, October 10, 2015 02:57:01 Meta via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Saturday, 10 October 2015 at 02:31:51 UTC, Martin Nowak wrote: > > That's what I meant, weird use-case, at best it's a callback > > better/setter. > > I've never written such code, but even if you would, the 2 > >

Re: Beta D 2.069.0-b1

2015-10-09 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, October 08, 2015 15:00:15 Martin Nowak via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Thursday, 8 October 2015 at 12:48:48 UTC, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: > > On Thursday, 8 October 2015 at 04:14:59 UTC, extrawurst wrote: > >> Does that mean @property has no effect anymore ? > > > > @property

Re: Four new DConf 2015 videos

2015-07-08 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 July 2015 at 13:56:37 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote: Found my talk on reddit already: https://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/3cjr4v/generic_programming_must_go/ What, reddit still exists after its disaster last week? ;) - Jonathan M Davis

Re: Four new DConf 2015 videos

2015-07-08 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 8 July 2015 at 16:26:31 UTC, QAston wrote: Looks like you've destroyed C++ concepts with this talk. Yes. Certainly, while concepts may have their uses, there are cases where they simply don't work, and if you try and make all metaprogramming conform to them, you're going to

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

2015-08-27 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, August 24, 2015 18:42:59 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: Hello everyone, Following an increasing desire to focus on working on the D language and foundation, I have recently made the difficult decision to part ways with Facebook, my employer of five years

Re: Dynamic arrays

2015-09-01 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, August 31, 2015 21:36:17 John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Monday, 31 August 2015 at 21:29:09 UTC, anonymous wrote: > > On Monday 31 August 2015 23:09, Minas Mina wrote: > > > >> I have started a series of tutorials in D. > >> > >> This is my latest blog post, which is

Re: Walter and I talk about D in Romania

2015-10-02 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, October 02, 2015 07:25:44 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > Walter and I will travel to Brasov, Romania to hold an evening-long > event on the D language. There's been strong interest in the event with > over 300 registrants so far. > > http://curiousminds.ro > >

Re: Sociomantic's short DConf2016 video

2016-05-24 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:06:45 Leandro Lucarella via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > For the ones that missed it (and the ones that didn't too), here > is a short video about the conference. > > https://vimeo.com/167235872 Well, I guess that that answers the question of what they were going

Re: D's Auto Decoding and You

2016-05-19 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, May 18, 2016 22:23:45 jmh530 via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 20:10:09 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: > > At this point, if anyone ever calls front with parens, they're > > doing it wrong. > > Is this true of all @property functions? Should this be noted

Re: D's Auto Decoding and You

2016-05-18 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 17:36:44 H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 08:19:48PM +, Vladimir Panteleev via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > On Tuesday, 17 May 2016 at 17:26:59 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer wrote: > > >However, it's perfectly legal for a front

Re: D's Auto Decoding and You

2016-05-19 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, May 19, 2016 09:05:53 Kagamin via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 20:10:09 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: > > So, while we do have enforcement of how ranges _can_ be used, > > we don't have enforcement of how they _are_ used, and I don't > > expect that

Re: Battle-plan for CTFE

2016-05-13 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 07:06:59 maik klein via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > What is the current problem with ctfe? The biggest problem is that it uses up a _lot_ of memory and is generally slow. For instance, as I understand it, every time it mutates a variable, it actually allocates a

Re: Battle-plan for CTFE

2016-05-09 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, May 09, 2016 13:24:56 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 5/9/2016 9:57 AM, Stefan Koch wrote: > >[...] > > The memory consumption problem, at least, can be resolved by using stack > temporaries instead of allocating new nodes. This was already done in > constfold.d,

Re: Announcement: DConf 2017 Hackathon May 7

2017-02-14 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, February 14, 2017 13:17:02 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > I am happy to announce that there will be a special addition to this > year's DConf. > > The conference will not end after the three days of talks but > continue on into Sunday for a hackathon

Re: A New Import Idiom`

2017-02-14 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 00:01:42 Dmitry Olshansky via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On 2/14/17 3:32 AM, Jerry wrote: > > Anyways yes this is kind of cool and fascinating how it works, but that > > aside I hope I never see this used in phobos. Does anyone else feel this > > way? > > +1 >

Re: On the future of DIP1000

2016-08-21 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, August 21, 2016 21:52:59 John Colvin via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 21:46:56 UTC, John Colvin wrote: > > On Sunday, 21 August 2016 at 20:01:27 UTC, Dicebot wrote: > >> - scope is @safe only > > > > Why? I might have @system code that could still

Re: Please say hello to Alexandru

2016-10-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, October 04, 2016 19:01:37 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > Hello everyone, > > > It is with great joy and honor to announce that Alexandru Razvan > Caciulescu will work with the D Language Foundation starting today. > Please join me in welcoming him to the

Re: Release D 2.072.0

2016-11-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, November 04, 2016 00:45:18 Johan Engelen via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On Friday, 4 November 2016 at 00:42:48 UTC, Johan Engelen wrote: > > On Thursday, 3 November 2016 at 15:51:22 UTC, Steven > > > > Schveighoffer wrote: > >> Any cycles that are "newly discovered" were already

Re: DIP 1003: remove `body` as a keyword

2016-11-24 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, November 19, 2016 21:16:15 Dicebot via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > DIP 1003 is merged to the queue and open for public informal > feedback. > > PR: https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/pull/48 > Initial merged document: > https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/master/DIPs/DIP1003.md > > If

Re: Formal review of DIP1002

2016-11-18 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, November 18, 2016 12:10:53 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On 11/18/16 11:09 AM, pineapple wrote: > > On Thursday, 17 November 2016 at 11:37:09 UTC, Dicebot wrote: > >> Disposition: REJECT. A proposal for a similar or identical feature > >> would need to be

Re: Release D 2.072.0

2016-11-11 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, November 11, 2016 14:36:59 Nick Sabalausky via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On 11/11/2016 08:30 AM, Dicebot wrote: > > On Friday, 11 November 2016 at 13:21:40 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote: > >> Run the new dmd. If it fails, either fix your code or go temporarily > >> go back to the

Re: Vision document for H1 2017

2017-01-12 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, January 13, 2017 05:33:07 Chris Wright via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:02:38 -0800, Jonathan M Davis via > > Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > > I don't see how it possibly could given how dynamic arrays work in D. It > > would h

Re: Vision document for H1 2017

2017-01-12 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, January 12, 2017 21:57:37 Andrew Browne via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 4 January 2017 at 19:22:33 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu > > wrote: > > We release a brief Vision document summarizing the main goals > > we plan to pursue in the coming six months. This half we are

Re: Beta D 2.072.1-b1

2016-11-30 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 09:55:00 Márcio Martins via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On Monday, 28 November 2016 at 07:46:24 UTC, deadalnix wrote: > > On Tuesday, 22 November 2016 at 12:54:12 UTC, Martin Nowak > > > > wrote: > >> First beta for the 2.072.1 point release. > >> > >> This

Re: Vision document for H1 2017

2017-01-05 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, January 05, 2017 04:43:12 Basile B. via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 4 January 2017 at 19:22:33 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu > > wrote: > > We release a brief Vision document summarizing the main goals > > we plan to pursue in the coming six months. This half we are > >

Re: Vision document for H1 2017

2017-01-08 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, January 08, 2017 18:06:53 Brian via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 4 January 2017 at 19:22:33 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu > > wrote: > > We release a brief Vision document summarizing the main goals > > we plan to pursue in the coming six months. This half we are > >

Re: Need help

2017-03-15 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 23:04:50 rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > Oh relax, its a freelance job advertisement as well (payment for bug to > be fixed). If that wasn't there then yeah not appropriate. But its > there, so I say it was a good place :) I'm inclined to agree

Re: Need help

2017-03-16 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:24:14 Jack Applegame via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On Wednesday, 15 March 2017 at 11:09:10 UTC, Jonathan M Davis > > wrote: > > I'm inclined to agree with David on this one, but I really > > don't want to argue about it. Just remember that this newsgroup > >

Re: InfoWorld article on the open sourcing of dmd

2017-04-10 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, April 10, 2017 09:24:16 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > http://www.infoworld.com/article/3188427/application-development/free-at-l > ast-d-languages-official-compiler-is-open-source.html Hmmm. This article makes it sound like all of dmd was closed-source rather

Re: "Competitive Advantage with D" is one of the keynotes at C++Now 2017

2017-04-11 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, April 10, 2017 23:08:16 Ali Çehreli via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > I will be presenting D as a time-saving tool at C++Now: > >http://cppnow.org/ > > I have to say it took me a very long time to come up with the title and > the abstract. How could I sell D to C++ experts?

Re: Cap'n Proto for D v0.1.2

2017-04-20 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 18:09:54 Thomas Brix Larsen via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > "Cap’n Proto is an insanely fast data interchange format and > capability-based RPC system. Think JSON, except binary. Or think > Protocol Buffers, except faster." > > This is the initial public release of

Re: dmd Backend converted to Boost License

2017-04-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, April 07, 2017 08:14:40 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > https://github.com/dlang/dmd/pull/6680 > > Yes, this is for real! Symantec has given their permission to relicense > it. Thank you, Symantec! Well, this is certainly great news. Does this make dmd the only

Re: dmd Backend converted to Boost License

2017-04-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, April 07, 2017 20:02:52 Jack Stouffer via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Friday, 7 April 2017 at 19:37:14 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: > > From what I've seen, the fact that we use it so heavily in the > > D community is abnormal > > AFAIK the reasons it was chosen were > > 1. It's

Re: Go Your Own Way (Part One: The Stack)

2017-07-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, July 7, 2017 1:48:47 PM MDT Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > I would add a note to the "static arrays are interchangeable with > dynamic arrays" saying that you can... and probably should > explicitly slice them with `[]`. > > The implicit slice is one of what I see as

Re: Libdivide ported to D

2017-05-15 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, May 14, 2017 16:20:21 David Nadlinger via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Sunday, 14 May 2017 at 15:30:19 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: > > On 5/14/2017 3:39 AM, Tomer Filiba wrote: > >> Of course it only applies to runtime division -- the compiler > >> can do the same if > >> the

Re: DMD now has colorized syntax highlighting in error messages

2017-05-16 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 08:11:21 Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On 5/16/2017 7:17 AM, Adam D. Ruppe wrote: > > So again it is NOT color that bothers me. It is OVERUSE of color for > > stuff that isn't important to read the message which dilutes the > > meaning of color. It

Re: DCompute is now in the master branch of LDC

2017-05-31 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 09:07:16 ParticlePeter via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 18:06:56 UTC, Walter Bright wrote: > > On 5/30/2017 5:12 AM, Nicholas Wilson wrote: > >> Ah, isn't English wonderful. I guess Walter is suffering the > >> inverse of the Calvin &

Re: D for Android beta

2017-06-02 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, June 01, 2017 19:31:28 Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > The beta release of ldc 1.3, the llvm-based D compiler, is now > out: > > https://github.com/joakim-noah/android/releases > > It is accompanied by a non-trivial sample app from the Android > NDK, ported from C++ to

Re: DIP 1003 (Remove body as a Keyword) Accepted!

2017-06-03 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Friday, June 02, 2017 23:44:21 H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Sat, Jun 03, 2017 at 04:56:40AM +, MysticZach via > Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: [...] > > > Yes, congratulations are in order. Although those of us who were > > questioning the need for any keyword at all in

Re: DIP 1003 (Remove body as a Keyword) Accepted!

2017-06-03 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, June 03, 2017 02:00:13 Jack Stouffer via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > I recommend a longer deprecation cycle than usual for this, as > this will break many legacy libraries that don't get maintained > often. A period of two years sounds about right. For Phobos, that _is_ the

Re: DIP 1003 (Remove body as a Keyword) Accepted!

2017-06-03 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, June 03, 2017 17:16:52 Jacob Carlborg via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > On 2017-06-02 16:17, Mike Parker wrote: > > Congratulations are in order for Jared Hanson. Walter and Andrei have > > approved his proposal to remove body as a keyword. I've added a summary > > of their

Re: Compile-Time Sort in D

2017-06-07 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, June 08, 2017 01:08:42 Jon Degenhardt via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > I was surprised as well, pleasantly of course. Using a simple > example may have helped. Personally, I'm not bothered by the > specific instances of negative feedback on Reddit. It's hard to > write a post that

Re: DIP 1003 (Remove body as a Keyword) Accepted!

2017-06-04 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, June 04, 2017 05:56:15 Jack Stouffer via Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > On Saturday, 3 June 2017 at 06:09:21 UTC, Jonathan M Davis wrote: > > On Saturday, June 03, 2017 02:00:13 Jack Stouffer via > > > > Digitalmars-d-announce wrote: > >> I recommend a longer deprecation cycle than

Re: Faster Command Line Tools in D

2017-05-25 Thread Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Thursday, May 25, 2017 08:46:17 Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d- announce wrote: > std.string, std.array, and std.algorithm all have cross-polination when > it comes to array operations. It has to do with the history of when the > modules were introduced. Not only that, but over time,

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