On 02/10/2019 15:27, Dukc via Digitalmars-d wrote:
On Wednesday, 2 October 2019 at 09:26:56 UTC, materus
C# works so what's preventing D to work?
If you mean Bridge.NET, well, nothing in theory. Bridge.NET
translates C# to it. Nothing would prevent implementing a D
compiler that does the same to D -indeed, it would likely be
easier thanks to lighter runtime library. But still, you'd need a
lot of manpower -Bridge.NET has a company behind it, not just
freetime volunteers. Bridge.NET is the main tool behind my
commercial project, with some parts written in Spasm.
I feel that while the C# transpiler is excellent work and very
shows. It often has worse error messages than D compilers for
errors of similar complexity, and you do run into a codegen bug
every now and then. Also, the runtime library isn't completely
implemented, and there are not very good docs about what's
implemented and what's not. When you consider how mature language
C# is, this speaks a lot IMO.