DIP 1028---Make @safe the Default---Community Review Round 1

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Fri Jan 3 11:29:47 UTC 2020

On 1/2/2020 9:06 AM, Guillaume Piolat wrote:
> - Never needed memory-safety, don't see the point, customers are not crying. 
> Will not need it in the future.

Buffer overflows (memory unsafety) are consistently at the top of the list of 
bugs leading to vulnerable software.

> - I'll just slap @trusted everywhere and call is a day

Arguably better to slap @system everywhere.

> - I don't think D defaults are wrong, they let you write code that is 
> as-crappy-as-needed and gets better later.

That was indeed the idea behind unsafety as the default. But the programming 
world has changed. We don't have a choice.

>    There is a performance difference.

Add @system where you must.

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