DIP75 - Release Process

weaselcat via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Wed Mar 11 11:32:34 PDT 2015

On Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at 08:57:14 UTC, Rikki Cattermole 
> On 11/03/2015 9:00 p.m., Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 11 March 2015 at 07:32:48 UTC, Andrei 
>> Alexandrescu wrote:
>>> It doesn't seem so to me. You find easy weaknesses in my 
>>> vision and
>>> pump on them instead of working on making it stronger. That's 
>>> the easy
>>> "but that business won't work, and here are the reasons why" 
>>> approach.
>>> The harder part is finding ways to make it work by overcoming 
>>> its
>>> weaknesses.
>> Here is a counter-proposal:
>> 1. Add Dub to D.
>> 2. Add a "web development" link in the sidebar, which simply 
>> links to
>> vibed.org.
>> 3. Add an example on the front page on how to create a simple 
>> web
>> server. It needs to list only main.d and package.json, and the 
>> dub
>> command line to build it. A package.json will be needed for 
>> non-trivial
>> things anyway, so might as well get that out of the way anyway.
>> 4. Unite the Vibe.d forum with forum.dlang.org. I should be 
>> able to do
>> this by making forum.dlang.org connect to it via NNTP.
>> I think this will achieve much of your goal without the 
>> drawbacks.
> I would like to add putting focus on getting libasync[0] phobos 
> ready instead of the vibe.d direction.
> It might be a lot younger, but it is also have a lot smaller 
> scope.
> Perhaps even a rewrite of std.socket to use it?
> It is a lot of work, but its probably a more manageable unit of 
> work in the short term.
> [0] https://github.com/etcimon/libasync

While vibe.d might be too big(?) for phobos, async sockets and 
file I/O would be awesome.

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