Why D is not a popular language?
qs.il.paperinik at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 17:08:59 UTC 2021
On Friday, 15 January 2021 at 14:40:24 UTC, Mike Parker wrote:
> On Friday, 15 January 2021 at 13:21:34 UTC, Nick Treleaven
>> On Thursday, 14 January 2021 at 16:47:51 UTC, Q. Schroll wrote:
>>> Moving from https://forum.dlang.org/group/learn to
>>> stackoverflow (SO) would probably give D some more visibility.
>>> Just for the sake of code blocks and syntax highlighting, the
>>> move to stackoverflow would be a win.
>> Good idea, it would also be better for people googling dlang
>> questions because they can quickly see the best answers that
>> have been voted up. The question would often also be clearer
>> and with a better title due to editing, so more likely to be
>> picked up by Google.
>> (Often I've searched the forum and failed to find the post I
>> remember seeing despite using clear search terms).
> StackOverflow is ill-suited to serve as a community forum. But
> there's no need to "move". People already ask D questions
> there. IMO, they'd be much better off asking them here.
As I said, Learn isn't really a community forum; it's where
people, not necessarily beginners, ask questions about how to
solve a problem with D. I never suggested moving General or
Announce to SO. That wouldn't fit, that's for sure.
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