Would the ownership model make D lang as complicated as Rust?

Walter Bright newshound2 at digitalmars.com
Wed Nov 18 01:19:26 UTC 2020

On 11/15/2020 6:11 AM, donallen wrote:
> I don't know exactly how Walter intends to proceed with adding Rust-like move 
> semantics to D, but the little I know suggests that it will be optional. If I'm 
> right, that's very wise. Move semantics and no GC for those who really need it 
> (justifying its cost) and the luxury of the GC for those who don't.

It's a similar approach to how D does functional programming. You can do FP in D 
on a totally incremental approach, function by function. And just like doing OOP 
in D, you can use it in parts of your program and not in other parts.

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