Feedback on Átila's Vision for D
russel at winder.org.uk
Thu Oct 17 08:33:26 UTC 2019
On Wed, 2019-10-16 at 16:42 +0000, Rumbu via Digitalmars-d wrote:
> Summary (community profile/expectations/disappointments):
> - Desktop applications as main area of development;
Works for me. GtkD is great.
> - Linux as preferred operating system;
This has to be wrong. Despite Linux being The Right OS™, Windows and macOS are
the market leaders and must be a strong focus. Of course this makes GtkD less
> - Dub as building tool;
Or Meson, SCons, etc.
> - Visual Studio Code as main editor;
Along with Emacs, VIM, CLion, Visual Studio. Restricting to one editor is to
turn away large numbers of potential users.
> - Missing language features (tuples, named arguments, string
> - Phobos is not intuitive
> - @nogc phobos
> - json serialization;
> - missing phobos important modules;
Phobos modules that should be deprecated and removed with severe prejudice.
> - poor compiler error messages;
> - poor debugging experience;
Hence me wanting CLion support. Debugging C++ and Rust in CLion is as close to
fun as it is possible to get in the activity of debugging.
> - @safe is expected to be default;
> - not enough third party libraries;
> - lack of progress on DIPs;
> - ranges are the best;
> - spaces, not tabs :)
Philistine. Of course tabs are for indent, one per level. Emacs and CLion can
set the tab indent spacing as you want.
Dr Russel Winder t: +44 20 7585 2200
41 Buckmaster Road m: +44 7770 465 077
London SW11 1EN, UK w: www.russel.org.uk
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