Origins of the D Programming Language

Steven Schveighoffer schveiguy at
Tue Dec 4 20:43:57 UTC 2018

On 12/4/18 2:58 PM, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> Not using version control was a very unwise thing to do, though I do
> sympathise that back in the day, there weren't many good version control
> systems out there, plus the awareness of the benefits of version control
> wasn't that widespread.

I think it was just that the sole (or few?) maintainer didn't need to 
have it to get stuff done.

Just for fun I went back and looked, shows 0.50 as the first 
first put into (at least public) source control:

Of course, that's just the front end. Phobos may have had earlier 
history as I think it was more of a distributed effort.


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