Quote Originally Posted by caligula View Post
C++ is constantly improving. Many of D 1.0 features were later implemented in C++. Some features still look a bit different in C++, but it's only about the syntax and the look'n'feel. I'd expect D to have some effect on C++, but eventually C++ will likely win. People want a continuous standard and clear upgrade path. D breaks compatibility in too many ways and it has smaller ecosystem and very few commercial players shoving truckloads of money on it.
Facebook is the very definition of that.