D programming language popularity

Ola Fosheim Grøstad ola.fosheim.grostad at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 19:56:30 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 8 November 2020 at 19:12:06 UTC, Paulo Pinto wrote:
> pointers are safe by default and you have an explicit unsafe 
> pointer for "do any kind of tricks pointer".

By having borrowing pointers for GC you could also potentially 
reduce the graph that has to be scanned, when following a 
borrowing pointer can never reach an owning pointer. Requires 
global analysis.

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