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

Jesse Phillips Jesse.K.Phillips+D at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 16:38:09 UTC 2020

On Friday, 3 January 2020 at 05:57:09 UTC, Jesse Phillips wrote:
> On Thursday, 2 January 2020 at 09:47:48 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
>> This is the feedback thread for the first round of Community 
>> Review for DIP 1028, "Make @safe the Default":
>> https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/1b705f8d4faa095d6d9e3a1b81d6cfa6d688554b/DIPs/DIP1028.md
> I think the DIP should specify the depreciation plan. Currently 
> it only mentions it would be available through --preview (is it 
> not expect to go further?

I think this could even be as simple as, "a new DIP will be 
created defining a plan for timing and requirements to make this 

I think many are hung up on the fact that this DIP is only 
specifying a preview switch and not the actual change to the 

Rightly so, DIPs are about the end game. We don't have a good 
plan for making these larger breaking changes. I did try to start 
such a discussion because I saw these coming.


Other replies please us a separate thread to discuss release 
planning. Let's help to define the DIP improvement so Walter can 
move forward.

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