|Posted by Stanislav Blinov|
in reply to Greg Strong
Posted in reply to Greg Strong
On Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 22:36:51 UTC, Greg Strong wrote:
> On Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 18:47:35 UTC, Imperatorn wrote:
>> On Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 18:09:56 UTC, Zoadian wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 02:32:21 UTC, H. S. Teoh wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Nov 17, 2021 at 01:57:23AM +0000, zjh via Digitalmars-d wrote:
>>>> Why bend over backwards to please the GC-phobic crowd? They've already made up their minds, there's no convincing them.
>>> I 100% agree with this. There are more important things that need improvement. GC and no-GC work well enough in D (Exceptions are the only thing that needs a bit of extra work with @nogc).
>> Yes, we need to focus on the bigger picture
> Agreed. Trying to please everybody is a losing battle. If the GC is so offensive to you, why are you here? There are other languages.
> I'm using D to build a chess variant engine where there are recursive functions that call each other a million times a second. I absolutely, positively cannot have any GC happening there! No problem. I pre-allocate what I need and I can further add @nogc to be certain. (Which helped me because there was a place where I was doing a closure that could allocate and I didn't realize it.)
> ...The hysterical no-gc crowd should find another language.
> That being said, reducing GC usage in phobos is a worth goal...
You realize this particular thread of comments started with a question about being able to use Phobos without GC?..