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digitalmars.D.announce - InfoWorld article on the open sourcing of dmd

reply Andrei Alexandrescu <SeeWebsiteForEmail erdani.org> writes:
http://www.infoworld.com/article/3188427/application-development/free-at-last-d-languages-official-compiler-is-open-source.html

Andrei
Apr 10
next sibling parent Jonathan M Davis via Digitalmars-d-announce writes:
On Monday, April 10, 2017 09:24:16 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-
announce wrote:
 http://www.infoworld.com/article/3188427/application-development/free-at-l
 ast-d-languages-official-compiler-is-open-source.html
Hmmm. This article makes it sound like all of dmd was closed-source rather than just the backend, and it would be easy to come away thinking that Symantec created D. :| Well, at least it's helping get the word out that dmd is fully open-source now. - Jonathan M Davis
Apr 10
prev sibling parent "H. S. Teoh via Digitalmars-d-announce" writes:
On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 11:15:41AM -0700, Jonathan M Davis via
Digitalmars-d-announce wrote:
 On Monday, April 10, 2017 09:24:16 Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d-
 announce wrote:
 http://www.infoworld.com/article/3188427/application-development/free-at-l
 ast-d-languages-official-compiler-is-open-source.html
Hmmm. This article makes it sound like all of dmd was closed-source rather than just the backend, and it would be easy to come away thinking that Symantec created D. :| Well, at least it's helping get the word out that dmd is fully open-source now.
[...] Typical news source oversimplifying the issue. But at least it's getting the word out. No coverage is bad coverage, after all. T -- Valentine's Day: an occasion for florists to reach into the wallets of nominal lovers in dire need of being reminded to profess their hypothetical love for their long-forgotten.
Apr 10