[OT] "Safe Systems Software and the Future of Computing" talk by Joe Duffy

Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sun Sep 3 08:46:36 PDT 2017

On 9/2/2017 1:03 PM, Paulo Pinto wrote:
> Some of his ideas also apply to improving D's adoption among system devs.

Some interesting observations he made:

1. rigor is not wanted when prototyping

D recognizes this in that you can ignore @safe programming and pretty much all 
of the annotations when writing quick & dirty prototypes.

2. syntax matters

This has always been a focus with D, in that the syntax is meant to be easy and 

3. Incrementalism matters

This is the focus of -betterC, where D can be incrementally adopted by existing 
programs, rather than all-or-nothing.

More information about the Digitalmars-d mailing list