About whether D / rust / golang can be popular.
ajieskola at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 13:01:28 UTC 2020
On Thursday, 26 November 2020 at 11:06:11 UTC, Guillaume Piolat
> The _one_ factor that made C++ win against its competition -
> despite its shortcomings - is by far that it could already
> compile your C code. So it's an easier sell if you can just
> change the compiler.
> You can't convince to change language someone who has already
> an existing codebase, it would just make life worse in most of
This could also be the killer feature for D, as Atila has said.
While one can't yet automatically generate D headers for an
arbitrary CPP codebase, I don't think that either Rust or Go are
as far in C++ interop as D currently is.
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