Why D is not a popular language?
andre at s-e-a-p.de
Sun Jan 10 23:03:55 UTC 2021
On Sunday, 10 January 2021 at 22:33:32 UTC, Max Haughton wrote:
> On Sunday, 10 January 2021 at 22:23:59 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grostad
>> On Sunday, 10 January 2021 at 20:33:45 UTC, Andre Pany wrote:
>>> On Sunday, 10 January 2021 at 20:13:46 UTC, John wrote:
>>> This is not true, if you keep an eye on the druntime/dmd PR,
>>> you will see that a lot of them are about refactorings and
>>> code clean up.
>> Uhm, you just listed features D don't need: string
>> interpolation, named arguments and string conversion in a
>> runtime (stupid idea).
>> The runtime should be slimmed down to a bare minimum. The
>> type system should be fixed. Memory management and shared
>> should be finalized. If that requires refactorning, great.
>> Aaron certainly has a point.
> string interpolation and named arguments are pretty useful, not
> familiar with the final one.
Floating point to string conversion is currently solved by
calling a C function. This leads to various consequences: ctfe,
purity and it is even mentioned in the "string interpolation dip"
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