Add "Will you change the name?" to the FAQ. #100

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@eco
D Programming Language member

I didn't run it through ddoc but I think it should be ok. It's a simple addition.

@andralex
D Programming Language member

"d language" also works well, could you please add it? Also please mention that most publicly available D code has this line as its first comment:

// Written in the D programming language

Thanks!

@eco
D Programming Language member

Done.

@andralex andralex merged commit a772ec9 into dlang:master Mar 16, 2012
@WalterBright WalterBright commented on the diff Mar 16, 2012
@@ -179,6 +180,18 @@ $(ITEM q1, Why the name D?)
$(LINK2 http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.c/browse_thread/thread/cb4b868fab477b61/d4b5407644d16806, thread).
)
+$(ITEM q1_1, Could you change the name? D is kind of hard to search for on search engines.)
+
+ $(P No. We understand it can be frustrating but it's far too late for a
+ name change at this point. We recommend using "dlang", "d programming",
+ "d language", or "d programming language" in your search terms. Doing so
+ should yield substantually better search results.
@WalterBright
D Programming Language member
WalterBright added a line comment Mar 16, 2012

substantially

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