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

Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sun Sep 3 09:53:12 PDT 2017

On Sunday, 3 September 2017 at 15:46:36 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
> 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 familiar.
> 3. Incrementalism matters
> This is the focus of -betterC, where D can be incrementally 
> adopted by existing programs, rather than all-or-nothing.

Sounds like blog post material.

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