Could D be used by Jonathan Blow rather jai language?

Stefan Koch uplink.coder at
Thu Nov 19 13:22:28 UTC 2020

On Thursday, 19 November 2020 at 12:47:08 UTC, elisecoen wrote:
> I don't understand his secrecy, it makes the whole thing 
> unnecessarily strange. Even fully public languages (like zig or 
> nim) have a hard time getting enough recognition, what the hell 
> is he trying to achieve with a compiler that was only seen by a 
> handful of people? Just look at a successful project like rust 
> and check out how many manhour is needed for something like 
> that, it's insane. And most people don't even know rust 
> exists.. Even if Jai is the most perfect language ever, it's 
> still doomed. The language itself is a strange mutation of C, I 
> don't see it becoming the next best thing because it doesn't 
> actually do anything that is interesting enough to switch to it.

The reason he doesn't release it, is because it's not done yet.
He does not want to release and unfinished or broken product.
Which is a good stance to take, both for once reputations as well 
for the users happiness.

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