Programming language for GIMP fork's rewrite

JN 666total at
Sun Sep 1 21:21:02 UTC 2019

On Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 19:51:58 UTC, Clipsey wrote:
> On Sunday, 1 September 2019 at 18:57:07 UTC, Kamran wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> People who forked GIMP, a popular open source image editor are 
>> discussing on which language to choose for their rewrite at 
>> [1] and they are considering D. Maybe some of you can help 
>> them out.
>> [1]
> Oh hey, I didn't expect this to be shared here, haha.
> Yeah we're considering D, though i'm the main advocate for it. 
> So sadly there's p big chances that Rust will be chosen over D.

The marketing is better too. On that thread, for D half of the 
text is about cons. Rust doesn't list any cons, later on someone 
mentions some minor concerns.

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