@property - take it behind the woodshed and shoot it?

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org
Thu Jan 24 13:23:53 PST 2013

On 1/24/13 4:06 PM, mist wrote:
> On Thursday, 24 January 2013 at 21:00:32 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> On 1/24/13 3:58 PM, mist wrote:
>>> Really, all this backwards-compatibility talk is a crap.
>> There's just a lot of evidence that suggests the contrary. Clearly we
>> don't want or like to be conservative, but apparently we need to.
>> Andrei
> Do you read and answer only to the first sentence?

It was your second paragraph I quoted.

> Can you honestly say
> "D design is rock solid and correct, we will never be required to make
> any backwards-incompatible change"?

Clearly the design is imperfect.

> If you check those evidences, it was never breaking code alone. It was
> breaking code AND lack of any sane process that allows to stick with
> acceptable release version for longer time. And I suggest to fix the
> right thing, not freeze specs and hope all problems will fade themselves.

My understanding is that we're working on such.


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