Vote: deprecate std.xml?

Paolo Invernizzi paolo.invernizzi at
Thu Jan 23 08:41:34 UTC 2020

On Thursday, 23 January 2020 at 07:04:13 UTC, Eliatto wrote:
> On Friday, 17 January 2020 at 21:59:07 UTC, Jonathan M Davis 
> wrote:
>> I'd much rather avoid all of that pain - especially since I 
>> don't think that an XML parser belongs in a standard library 
>> in the first place. If someone wants to use dxml, it's easily 
>> fetched using dub, and if someone doesn't want to use dub, 
>> it's trivial enough to download the code and integrate it into 
>> their project however they feel like it.
>> - Jonathan M Davis
> Does it make sense to create a sort of C++ Boost analog - a 
> subset of dub packages which are needed by many people and 
> maintained by community with less bureaucracy in comparison to 
> Phobos? So, "BoostD" will use Phobos, but the former will be 
> less stable. It will be updated frequently.

More frequently that the D release cycle?
IMHO, commercials can't develop against a too fast moving target 

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