project oriented

Walter Bright newshound1 at
Tue May 19 14:43:07 PDT 2009

davidl wrote:
> The module package system still stays in the state of the C age. It's 
> file oriented. I think there's no more sound package system than C# one. 
> The namespace and distributed packaging is a must nowadays and the 
> compiler should be project oriented and take project information as the 
> compiling base. Also an IDE is quite useful for providing project 
> templates.

The file system is a wonderful hierarchical database, that fits in 
neatly with package/module organization of D projects. I don't see a 
compelling advantage to try to layer another database on top of it.

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