Origins of the D Programming Language

Russel Winder russel at
Thu Dec 6 08:50:08 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-12-04 at 09:07 -0800, H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> And this is where a simple code example explodes into a hairy
> over-engineered mess. Totally correct, mind you, but totally missing the
> point of being an example of D code. :-P

Actually not so hairy, and not so over-engineered: most programming languages,
including D, make it fairly straightforward. However, missing the point, is
not untrue. Except that bad examples of real world used code has a drip-drip
effect of giving people the wrong ideas.

Dr Russel Winder      t: +44 20 7585 2200
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