Origins of the D Programming Language

Guillaume Piolat first.last at
Tue Dec 4 21:12:11 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)

I see no mention of array ops. I think they deserve more credit 
that they do.

Arrays ops, now that they are fixed in DMD, are a very convenient 
way to ensure that an operation is written in a way that can be 

Or at least it gives the perception that it will be 
auto-vectorized, dunno.

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