Why are you using D instead of Rust?

harakim harakim at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 19:47:24 UTC 2021

On Friday, 29 October 2021 at 10:57:51 UTC, Imperatorn wrote:
> On Friday, 29 October 2021 at 07:19:18 UTC, harakim wrote:
>> On Saturday, 23 October 2021 at 04:25:21 UTC, Dr Machine Code 
>> wrote:
>>> [...]
>> In 2006, I set out to learn as many programming languages as I 
>> could so I would always be able to pick the best one. I had a 
>> notebook and kept notes about each one. I think I got through 
>> 56 languages before I realized D checked all my boxes and I 
>> just gave up.
>> [...]
> That's exactly my journey. If D could just get a bit more tidy 
> (reduce attributes etc) and improve the ecosystem, it would be 
> perfect.

That's my opinion too. I think it's time to iron out the kinks in 
the language and library and make something stable. Then build an 
ecosystem around it. I could get behind that!

On Friday, 29 October 2021 at 08:34:53 UTC, deadalnix wrote:
> On the other hand, you can present D code to a decent dev who 
> never used D and they'll be able to make sense of it.

I mostly agree, but I don't think that's true of templates.

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