language feature usage statistics

Dennis dkorpel at
Fri Oct 18 20:53:50 UTC 2019

On Friday, 18 October 2019 at 19:53:46 UTC, aliak wrote:
> But, having actual usage statistics will take away so many 
> assumptions people have about how features are used, how often 
> they're used, which features are not used, etc

Totally. I've started toying with this by cloning all packages on 
Dub and running libdparse over it. Turns out a shallow clone 
takes only ~4Gb total, and a deep clone ~7Gb I believe. I've 
already used it a few times to support my cases.

I made this:
For this:

I made this:
For this:

These were bodged together, but I plan to make something more 
general and polished once I allocate some time for it. Building 
telemetry options in DMD is something I don't plan to do, but if 
someone else champions that I'd be in favor!

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