rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sat Aug 19 07:43:17 PDT 2017

On 19/08/2017 3:38 PM, Ecstatic Coder wrote:
> On Saturday, 19 August 2017 at 11:33:13 UTC, Joakim wrote:
>> On Saturday, 19 August 2017 at 11:00:25 UTC, Rico Decho wrote:
>>> Here is another one :
>>> https://www.quora.com/Which-language-is-best-for-a-beginner-programmer
>> I don't think many people here go to Quora, I know I don't. You 
>> answers were decent though.
> You should go on Quora more often, because it is one of the rare places 
> where we can freely suggest D if somebody asks "what is the best...".
> On Stackoverflow almost all my answers have been removed at once, 
> because they found my D suggestions were "promotional content".
> But I see that they have left all the other answers based on 
> C++/Go/Dart/Java/C#/PHP/etc.
> Completely stupid and unfair...
> Obviously they don't want people to have the best solution to their 
> problem, but only the solutions that closely match Stackoverflow's 
> marketing business...

Or more likely some community members who have the privileges to remove 
answers, think that hype and "proof" of usage is more important than 
actual technical reasons.

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