Feedback on Átila's Vision for D

John Belmonte john at
Sat Oct 19 13:04:26 UTC 2019

On Tuesday, 15 October 2019 at 13:09:15 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
> This thread is for general feedback and discussion regarding 
> Átila's blog post on his vision for D's future.

> Safe and easy concurrency

I'd like to make another plea to get on board with structured 
concurrency.  That includes having a standard cancellation 

Futures -> bad.  Quoting Nathaniel Smith:

> Language design happens by stepwise incremental improvements. 
> And like any form of gradient descent, it can get stuck in 
> sub-optimal local minima. Futures are a really attractive local 
> minima that have trapped C#, JS, Python, now Rust...

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