D Survey?

Jackel jackel894_394 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 16:58:30 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 09:21:52 UTC, Abdulhaq wrote:
> On Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 09:05:35 UTC, Yuxuan Shui wrote:
>> On Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 07:21:53 UTC, Abdulhaq wrote:
>>> On Saturday, 12 September 2020 at 12:03:18 UTC, Yuxuan Shui 
>>> wrote:
>>>> Rust is doing their annually survey for 2020 currently. 
>>>> Could the D community do something similar? Or is there 
>>>> already one that I am not aware of?
>>> Build it and they will come.
>> Not sure what you mean. I'd rather see an official Dlang 
>> survey conducted by the team.
> OK how about this then: the team are very busy so you could do 
> this for them, but maybe you're not sure what questions to ask. 
> I propose you think of 10 - 15 questions and post them here, 
> ask for suggested amendments / additions. Wait a few days for 
> replies then set up the survey yourself, I think (hope) lots of 
> people will respond.

There was a survey a while back but I don't really think anything 
came out of it.


Of the top 5 "features that you miss", zero have been implemented 
in the time since. And in regards to struct initialization, 
almost regressed with DIP1031.

The information gathered wasn't used to any meaningful way to 
direct project efforts, IIRC.

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