Origins of the D Programming Language

jmh530 john.michael.hall at
Tue Dec 4 19:04:35 UTC 2018

On Friday, 30 November 2018 at 19:34:58 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu 
> Over the past few months, Walter, Mike, and myself have been 
> working on a draft submission for the HOPL 2020 conference 
> (History of Programming Languages).
> The submission proceeds in several stages. Currently we've been 
> through one round of preliminary review. Here is the current 
> draft:
> We'd appreciate feedback and additional historical details.
> Thanks,
> Andrei (on behalf of Walter and Mike as well)

The timeline does not have when work started on D 2.0 and when 
the first release was or what have you.

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