How to convert C to D using compiler?
dkorpel at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 21:04:36 UTC 2021
On Wednesday, 8 December 2021 at 15:42:05 UTC, Stanislav Blinov
> Come on, since when does a hyperbole require qualification? :)
> Surely he didn't mean literally "nothing".
True, but it's best to avoid exaggeration if you don't want to be
> But the general frustration is also pretty understandable.
Also true, I just think that being hyperbolically negative and
blaming the attitude of D's contributors is unfair. There's
plenty of people fixing bugs in existing features (just look at
the changelog of new releases), but sometimes it's hard to keep
up, and other times it's impossible to 'finish' things. CTFE
started as a simple extension to constant folding, but nowadays
some D programs do very complex things with it, hitting
limitations and getting compile-time performance problems. That's
not because the implementation of CTFE was abandoned 80% through
in favor of a new shiny feature, it's because there was never a
clear 100% to begin with, it's ever evolving.
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