If you could make any changes to D, what would they look like?

IGotD- nise at nise.com
Wed Oct 20 18:29:55 UTC 2021

On Wednesday, 20 October 2021 at 18:19:55 UTC, jmh530 wrote:
> My limited knowledge of Managed C++ is that it only allowed the 
> fat pointers with the GC. Would it be possible to have it 
> customizable so that for instance you could have T^ work with a 
> garbage collector or switch it out for reference counting?

Yes, the key is to have a distinctive type for managed pointers. 
When you have that you can implement that pointer as you want. 
Nim has a distinctive type for managed memory and can change GC 
type by recompiling.

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