Jacob Carlborg doob at
Sat Feb 4 10:11:25 PST 2012

On 2012-02-03 20:55, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2012 at 08:28:04PM +0100, Trass3r wrote:
> [...]
>> Why do people always treat D like a mainstream language? It isn't.
> But things like shared libraries that will become necessary once it
> becomes mainstream. Lack of shared library support is one of the
> barriers to it becoming mainstream (among many other things).
>> The chance that one has more than a few real D apps on one's machine
>> is quite low. The chance that they use the very same version of
>> phobos/druntime is even lower.
>> And usually the only ones you actually use are developed by yourself
>> anyway.
>> I rather have a slightly bigger executable than having my system
>> cluttered with hundreds of phobos versions I don't need.
> Um, that's what you use a package manager for...

Even if you would use a package manager to install the 
applications/libraries it would still be cluttered with different 
versions of Phobos.

/Jacob Carlborg

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