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April 01, 2007
Unofficial wish list status.
Hi

This is the monthly status for the unofficial d wish list: 
http://all-technology.com/eigenpolls/dwishlist/

Right now the wish list looks like this:

132  array initialization/literals
112  Reflection API
98  Stack tracing
89  Faster GC 
88  vectorization
62  Short syntax for new
62  Multiple opCast per class
61  Multiple return values (tuples
59  Improved Foreach
56  readonly/const enforcement
55  unit test after compilation
53  extra compiler values
51  Native AMD64 codegen
46  !in
45  Debug check for null reference
44  Explicit out/inout
44  Stack allocated classes.
39  Unit test isolation 
37  Return-type overloading
36  Posix threads support native
35  Array masking
34  Auto new-ing of classes
34  Foreach on first/on last
32  Explicit type initializers
31  better syntax for cast
29  Weak references/pointers
28  black box unit testing
28  Consistent struct/class sizeof
27  associative arrays by index
27  Pass value params byref
26  unit test & code separation
25  coherent assoc. array syntax
25  Templates in classes
25  auto-member objects
22  Renaming ctor/dtor
22  Array pushback/popback
21  Explicit module `friendship`
21  Header File generation by DMD
20  Unit test measurements
20  Non-Static isExpression
20  Experimental d compiler
19  proper cast operators
19  User-defined sync function
15  Conditional syncronized
15  Eigenpoll fix
15  L-Value return
14  opIn
14  Iterators and Generators
13  OS X Build
12  Built-in variant type
12  Named keyword arguments
11  D library contest
11  Pascal like sets
10  imag and comp FP types.
10  struct literal/initialization
10  Small Exectables
9  Add native string type
9  inout variable and return
9  Precise names for floats
9  Explicit property keyword
8  Call log
8  Pascal casing for methods, mod
8  modules must not rely on files
8  struct constructor
7  Against class instance sizeof
7  conv() and opConv
7  Meta Information
7  Variadic arguments re-passing
6  Improve module architecture
6  Finite sets
6  function inheritance
5  Relational class/array algebra
5  inline expansion
5  interface to C++
5  Inline enum declaration
5  No Postfix Array Declarations
5  if, while, true, false, int
4  Declaration in function calls
4  This list makes a difference?
4  Variadic template arguments
4  In flight exception detection
3  opCast overloading
3  System.Windows.Forms
3  copy operator
3  support struct&array in switch
2  Manage .resources files
2  Multistep return
2  garbage collection switch 
2  named tuple
2  range type
2  Multi-Dimensional Allocation
2  Explicit out/inout/lazy
1  consistant new
1  Parallel Scavenging GC
1  array in template arguments
1  Statically check for == null
1  constant operater overloading
1  deduce function return type
1  date/time/datetime literal
1  solve interdepend static this
1  function call over network
1  temp alias param specialize
1  Better UTF32 Support
0  allow change self interface(?)
0  Explicit 'property' keyword
0  Reallocation Keyword
April 01, 2007
Re: Unofficial wish list status.
4tuu4k002@sneakemail.com wrote:
> Hi
> 
> This is the monthly status for the unofficial d wish list: 
> http://all-technology.com/eigenpolls/dwishlist/
> 
> Right now the wish list looks like this:

<snip>

What's the point of continuing to post this list periodically without 
actually updating it in any meaningful way?
April 01, 2007
Re: Unofficial wish list status.
On Sat, 31 Mar 2007 18:29:50 -0700, Brad Roberts wrote:

> 4tuu4k002@sneakemail.com wrote:
>> Hi
>> 
>> This is the monthly status for the unofficial d wish list: 
>> http://all-technology.com/eigenpolls/dwishlist/
>> 
>> Right now the wish list looks like this:
> 
> <snip>
> 
> What's the point of continuing to post this list periodically without 
> actually updating it in any meaningful way?

Yeah, its quite useless information nowadays.

-- 
Derek Parnell
Melbourne, Australia
"Justice for David Hicks!"
skype: derek.j.parnell
April 01, 2007
Re: Unofficial wish list status.
On Sat, 31 Mar 2007 18:29:50 -0700, Brad Roberts wrote:

> 4tuu4k002@sneakemail.com wrote:
>> Hi
>> 
>> This is the monthly status for the unofficial d wish list: 
>> http://all-technology.com/eigenpolls/dwishlist/
>> 
>> Right now the wish list looks like this:
> 
> <snip>
> 
> What's the point of continuing to post this list periodically without 
> actually updating it in any meaningful way?

Well, it a quite a bit of work to go trough 
all the wishes and decide if they still is meaningful.

So, I will make it possible to report a item for cleanup and 
hope that will help make the list more meaningful.
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