The current status of D?

Jesse Phillips jessekphillips+D at
Thu Dec 1 17:13:06 PST 2011

On Thu, 1 Dec 2011 21:24:40 +0000 (UTC)
Buk <D.20.browseruk at> wrote:

> Simple question, though not necessarily a simple answer:
> Is D ready for prime time?

This is a hard question indeed. It is ready to be used, and even in
production, but not blindly.
> Sub-questions:
> 1. How stable is the language specification?

The specification shouldn't change, but since there is no full
implementation of D, really bad choices could get changed.

Also, the website is not the best at being up-to-date, submit bug
reports. The D Programming language by Andrei is the official word on
what D v2 does.

> 2. How stable is the language implementation?

There is a bug here and there, it is in good shape but misses some

> 3. How stable are the standard library specifications?

Umm, under quite a bit of change and not really complete.

> 4. How stable are the standard library implantations?

There are some very stable parts but others which are changing.

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