September 14
On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 10:24:04 UTC, Dennis wrote:
> On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 07:12:17 UTC, Abdulhaq wrote:
>> If the purpose of the survey was to guide the lead team, then yes it failed. If the purpose of the survey was to get a picture of where the D community stands on various issues, then it was a great success.
>
> +1.
>
> I'm sorry to hear that Seb experiences it as a failure, because I really enjoyed both filling it in and reading the results.

+2, I don't think the lead team really needs to acknowledge it that much, it's much more useful for the community and I love it for that!
September 14
On Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 21:13:28 UTC, Seb wrote:
> On Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 16:58:30 UTC, Jackel wrote:
>> [...]

>
>> [...]
>
> Don't forget that we got at least one of the top 10 features (assert diagnostics - https://github.com/dlang/dmd/pull/8517).
>
> Also, I gave up my PR on struct initialization (https://github.com/dlang/dmd/pull/8460) as I believe having a unified solution with named arguments is better for the language (see e.g. https://github.com/dlang/DIPs/blob/master/DIPs/DIP1030.md).
>
>> [...]
>
> Yes, leadership ignored it almost completely.
> As a simple example to show what happened, they decided to focus on "fast code, fast" (community was https://github.com/wilzbach/state-of-d-2018/blob/master/15a:%20How%20would%20you%20describe%20D%20in%20three%20words%3F).

Hmm...the leadership.
September 14
On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 11:10:01 UTC, WebFreak001 wrote:
> On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 10:24:04 UTC, Dennis wrote:
>> On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 07:12:17 UTC, Abdulhaq wrote:
>>> If the purpose of the survey was to guide the lead team, then yes it failed. If the purpose of the survey was to get a picture of where the D community stands on various issues, then it was a great success.
>>
>> +1.
>>
>> I'm sorry to hear that Seb experiences it as a failure, because I really enjoyed both filling it in and reading the results.
>
> +2, I don't think the lead team really needs to acknowledge it that much, it's much more useful for the community and I love it for that!

+ 3 :-)
September 14
On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 10:24:04 UTC, Dennis wrote:
> On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 07:12:17 UTC, Abdulhaq wrote:
>> If the purpose of the survey was to guide the lead team, then yes it failed. If the purpose of the survey was to get a picture of where the D community stands on various issues, then it was a great success.
>
> +1.
>
> I'm sorry to hear that Seb experiences it as a failure, because I really enjoyed both filling it in and reading the results.

I don't think there's any reason to have an *official* survey just to see what people say. Anyone else can do that by doing the same things they did. I'm sure there will be plenty of responses.
September 14
On Monday, 14 September 2020 at 14:07:06 UTC, bachmeier wrote:
> I don't think there's any reason to have an *official* survey just to see what people say. Anyone else can do that by doing the same things they did. I'm sure there will be plenty of responses.

But put it on the dlang front page to get somewhat less bias.


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