64-bit support (Was: Poll: Primary D version)

Bane branimir.milosavljevic at gmail.com
Sun May 23 02:16:08 PDT 2010

bearophile Wrote:

> Walter Bright:
> > I should amend that by saying that post D2 emphasis will be on addressing 
> > problems with the toolchain, of which 64 bit support is a big one.
> > 
> > Language changes will be a very low priority.
> > 
> > Other toolchain problems are things like shared libraries, installation, 
> > bugzilla bugs, etc.
> Things are not as simple as you say: among the Bugzilla bugs there is more than just pure implementation bugs, there are design bugs too, and they are essentially "language changes". I can list you many of them.
> Bye,
> bearophile

I just hope D won't try to become Jack of All Trades, ad least not to early :D

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