No household is perfect

Walter Bright newshound2 at
Tue Dec 3 11:55:06 PST 2013

On 12/3/2013 11:41 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
> On the other hand Walter has been adamantly against configurable syntax (and
> talked me into that stance as well), so D is immune from quite a few issues
> pointed by that rant. D code is readable at least at surface level without
> needing context.
> Also, the way D types work is quite a bit simpler so quite a few of the odd
> cases don't appear by design. I have this thought that D has offloaded to CTFE
> and Boolean logic a bunch of tasks that people achieve with complicated
> type-based proofs in Haskell or Scala. I think that's the real winner but time
> will tell.

I also think it's abundantly clear that we hit a home run by making compile 
speed a priority since the beginning.

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