Is .NET 5.0 and C# 9 a "threat" to D?

Siemargl inqnone at
Sat Nov 14 00:22:33 UTC 2020

On Friday, 13 November 2020 at 09:34:08 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad 
> On Friday, 13 November 2020 at 09:08:27 UTC, Ola Fosheim 
> Grøstad wrote:
>> The nail in the coffin would be to not fix those issues in D 
>> that require breaking changes (it isn't possible to satisfy 
>> everyone, so D has to select which application area to focus 
>> on).
> And just as an example, one "winning" strategy would be to try 
> to become the dominating language for gui applications on Linux 
> and go 100% with it at the expense of all other "niches". The 
> current alternatives are not attractive because they either are 
> corporate or lacking (Linux users are more likely to be 
> favourable towards a non-corporate entity).

In the GUI area, Web interfaces seem to have won. So NET is also 
ahead. But ASP.core is not so convenient, so not everything is 

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