why to (not) support "older" compiler versions

yawniek via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Tue Nov 3 11:49:21 PST 2015

On Tuesday, 3 November 2015 at 08:22:37 UTC, Johannes Pfau wrote:
> I guess it's to be compatible with the latest DMD, LDC and GDC. 
> GDC currently only provides the 2.066.1 frontend.

this makes sense.
unfortunately often it happens that i pull in one or the other 
library that just happens not
to work on ldc or gdc and its over my head to fix it => stuck 
with dmd.

i like you'r "crazy idea", i think the ecosystem could greatly 
benefit from tackling this problem at its root.

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