Feedback on Átila's Vision for D
laurent.treguier.sink at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 16:48:24 UTC 2019
On Friday, 18 October 2019 at 16:07:43 UTC, Atila Neves wrote:
> On Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 18:18:49 UTC, Jacob Carlborg
>> On 2019-10-16 13:14, Atila Neves wrote:
>>> What tooling what you like to see developed that doesn't
>>> exist now?
>>> I keep reading online that Go has great tooling, but having
>>> used it I don't know what people mean when they say that.
>>> Likewise, I read that people want D to have great tooling but
>>> I also don't know what they mean then either.
>> In general the compiler (DMD) needs to be able to be used as a
>> library to build various tools on top of it. A great start is
>> to have a full working LSP  server which uses DMD as a
>> library under the hood. Features supported by LSP include:
> I agree and support all of this. I know that dmd as a library
> right now can only be used from dub with `~master`. What is the
> technical reason stopping a version number again?
Isn't it because 2.088.1 isn't semver-compliant ? It would need
to be tagged at something like 2.88.1 (and thus changing the
versioning scheme) to be recognized as a correct version by Dub,
if I'm not mistaken
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