dmd platform support - poll
ao at pathlink.com
Fri Dec 26 18:33:46 PST 2008
Reply to Yigal,
> One of the major benefits of using D is
> that you get the convinience of Ruby/Python and the speed of a
> natively compiled language. using D on .net removes this very important
> benefit. All the things you mentioned above can be acomplished already
> with C# or any other .net language (visual C++) with the support of MS
> and all the tools already available for it. the most important benefit of D
> is the fact that it's natively compiled. remove that and you'll get a
> roughly equivalent language to C#.
> at least that's my opinion.
On advantage of D for .NET would be that is would allow for using existing
code to be hooked into .NET apps. I don't think that writing new apps in
D for .NET would be wise but bringing existing apps into .net would be good.
OTOH there might be a niche for D as an unsafe .NET language.
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