Lisp vs. C++ (not off-topic)

Walter Bright newshound at
Tue Oct 10 13:23:12 PDT 2006

Josh Stern wrote:
> This old blog doesn't mention D, but I think it is good and really
> relevant anyway:
> IMO, it points to a set of issues that relate to how D (and its libraries)
> have the potential to allow developers to be a lot more productive than
> they are with C++.   Particularly relevant D features related to
> the points mentioned there include but are not limited to  GC, mixins,
> regex, and elimination of header/instantiation separation.   The point
> about the productivity benefits of creating interfaces that return the
> most interesting value (maybe alongside the interface that allows the
> greatest efficiency when optimizing) is a good one to remember in practice.

It is a very interesting article for anyone wanting to carefully look at 
language differences. Anyone care to try a D version following the 
original challenge?

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