When will D1 be finished?

Leandro Lucarella llucax at gmail.com
Tue May 12 07:05:56 PDT 2009

Georg Wrede, el 12 de mayo a las 06:06 me escribiste:
> Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
> >Walter Bright wrote:
> >>Georg Wrede wrote:
> >>> From a (go ahead, call it "shrewd" and "marketing liar", I won't mind) 
> >>>perspective, _the_ newsgroup should be called D and it should contain D1 
> >>>discussions. And then there should be a less conspicuous NG called "future 
> >>>releases discussions", which would be D2.
> >>
> >>Sounds like a good idea.
> >I'm all for it. My guess, however, is that this is another case of couch 
> >quarterbacking that's unlikely to effect a touchdown. Today, the majority of 
> >discussions on digitalmars.d is about D2 because - surprise! - the stuff that 
> >people are interested in debating has mostly to do with D2. You can't tell 
> >people what they should be talking about. People vote with their pens. If a 
> >separate newsgroup is created for digitalmars.d.next, then that won't 
> >automatically increase the quantity and quality of D1-related traffic on 
> >digitalmars.d. Then the archetypal noob tunes to digitalmars.d, sees a 
> >tumbleweed rolling by, and moves on.
> We could rename D.learn to D and D to D.future-issues.
> Then the two newsgroups would be /appropriately seeded/.

Other (mostly open source) projects tend to use -users and -devel. I guess
d-users and d-devel could be used in this case too.

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