DIP 1024---Shared Atomics---Accepted

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Mon Jan 13 09:36:05 UTC 2020

On 1/10/2020 2:48 PM, Manu wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 9, 2020 at 6:35 PM Walter Bright via
> Digitalmars-d-announce <digitalmars-d-announce at puremagic.com> wrote:
>> On 1/7/2020 6:31 PM, Manu wrote:
>>> It will still do that, either now... or later. So, why wait?
>> Because customers have their own schedules.
> Customers update their compilers according to their schedules, and
> they can use `-revert` if they're not ready to migrate, that's the
> whole point...
> You didn't answer me though, if it's accepted, and it's implemented...
> why not enable it? and when will we do it?
> Explain the reason for the delay or choice in timing? The transition
> you describe must happen at some time... and delay changes nothing;
> the transition is exactly the same.

We decided a couple years ago to implement disruptive new features first with 
-preview=feature, and some time later make it the default and have a 

So far, it has worked well. I don't see any reason to change it.

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