Better branding of -betterC
pjmlp at progtools.org
Wed Nov 4 13:57:23 UTC 2020
On Wednesday, 4 November 2020 at 13:06:58 UTC, J. V. wrote:
> On Saturday, 31 October 2020 at 16:22:32 UTC, Paulo Pinto wrote:
>> On Saturday, 31 October 2020 at 01:57:19 UTC, Walter Bright
>>> On 10/29/2020 5:48 AM, Abdulhaq wrote:
>>>> I'm pretty sure that Jai is not mimicking D, also I doubt
>>>> that Zig is either.
>>> D popularized CTFE, and other languages followed suit,
>>> including Jai.
>> Sorry but that flag belongs to Lisp and Dylan macros, Java
>> compiler plugins, Java/.NET manipulation of
>> attributes/annotations and C++ template meta-programing.
>> D CTFE has definitely a very important value, but not
>> everything that other languages adopt was created by D.
> You are mixing things. C# attributes and Java annotations are
> not even close to have the same capabilities as CTFE, nor they
> work in the same way.
> Reading your posts/responses, it looks like you are one of
> those guys that tries so hard to look smart and ends up writing
> a lot of wrong information and throws random references.
I am one of those guys that knows for the large majority of
mainstream developers C# attributes and Java annotations do the
job, even though they aren't even close to have the same
capabilities as CTFE.
I am also one of those guys that still bothers to advocate D when
the opportunity comes, but take it as you will.
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