dmd platform support - poll
mrtact at gmail.com
Fri Dec 26 13:37:11 PST 2008
Yigal Chripun Wrote:
> personally I don't see a point in JVM/.NET - One of the best things
> about D is that you get the ease of use of Ruby/python/etc with the
> benefits of native compiling like in c/c++. Why throw that away and make
> yet another version of Java/C# ?
Supporting .net would give you access to the most modern and probably best-currently-supported Windows API. It would, if you counted Mono, add a very nice cross-platform UI framework. Finally, depending on what version was supported, it might enable you to write Silverlight apps in D, permitting flash-like apps that run cross-functionally in a web browser.
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