D2 port of Tango

Eric Poggel (JoeCoder) dnewsgroup2 at yage3d.net
Tue Oct 18 09:32:20 PDT 2011

On 10/18/2011 12:52 AM, SiegeLord wrote:
> I just wanted to get the word out about a little project me and a few other people been working on for the few past months, in case anyone feels like helping out (or just as an FYI). This project is the D2 port of the Tango framework library. You can read about it here:
> https://github.com/SiegeLord/Tango-D2
> We are currently a little more than half way done in terms of modules fiddled with. Currently there are 181 modules ported out of approximately 343 (give or take 20). Currently only the dmd compiler and Linux platform are supported... but obviously we want to get all the other platforms/compilers as time goes on. I'm guessing at the current rate of porting we'll be done in about half a year.
> Now, the project is actually two projects in one.
> The first project is a D2 port proper that tries to keep API semantics the same as the D1 original. I preside over this aspect, and you can see the rough porting guidelines in the repository. This is the 'd2port' branch in my repository.
> The second project is a more ambitious effort to rewrite some aspects of Tango without preserving semantics or anything. mtachrono presides over this aspect, so you can talk to him about the motivations behind it. This is the 'master' branch in my repository.
> That's all. Cheers.
> -SiegeLord

I already mentioned this deeper down in the thread, but what are the 
chances of being able to use tango as an add-on for phobos2?  Something 
from which I could pull in only the tango modules I need and use phobos 
for the rest?

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