Feedback on Átila's Vision for D

Nicholas Wilson iamthewilsonator at
Sun Oct 20 09:39:28 UTC 2019

On Sunday, 20 October 2019 at 03:41:08 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
> On 10/19/2019 6:52 PM, Nicholas Wilson wrote:
>> On Saturday, 19 October 2019 at 23:38:51 UTC, aliak wrote:
>>> Plus, IIRC dmd is a prime example where splitting is not 
>>> happening because of "reasons". So it's not always doable 
>>> either.
>> Those reasons are largely "Walter" and are unrelated.
> I know I'm not popular with this idea, but packagizing dmd is 
> akin to painting a rusty/dirty car without prepping the metal 
> first.

Obviously I think you're wrong, but for the sake of getting shit 
Do you mean to imply that now is not the time, as opposed to it 
will never happen?
Because it _really_ needs to happen, and the sooner the better, 
as Rikki notes it is an absolute requirement compiler as a 

  If so, what do you think needs to happen before that?

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