Origins of the D Programming Language

Adam D. Ruppe destructionator at
Tue Dec 4 19:52:46 UTC 2018

On Tuesday, 4 December 2018 at 19:37:04 UTC, Steven Schveighoffer 
> From my memory, I remember the big thing of D 2.0 was 
> immutable/const.

Well, it is certainly the most definitive change of the era, but 
if not that, it would have just been something else - D has 
always been evolving and that wasn't going to actually stop.

D1 wasn't some designed end point that reached completion... it 
was just a random spot along the path.

> Unfortunately, I don't think DMD was even using subversion back 
> then, so the code history may be hard to construct.

The changelog can help piece it together.

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