Re: [dev] [OT]: Go programming language

From: Benoit T <>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 13:03:24 +0100

On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 06:29:01AM +0100, Uriel wrote:
> Go is the only hope for the future of the software industry, the only
> weapon with a chance of killing the abominable mutant monster of C++
> and the double-headed zombie of Java/C#.

hear hear! there has to be a better way :)

> Having Go, there is no excuse to write user space code in C ever
> again; as for kernel space, we will see (specially once they deploy
> the new concurrent garbage collector), rob said he would like somebody
> to try building a kernel in Go, this would be fun, and might even
> produce something quite useful.

This is happening already (although "happening" might depend on how you
judge the progress of a project) : and

Actually, if someone can offer an opinion on Go vs. BitC, that would be
interesting to hear. I vaguely suspect that BitC takes a bit more away
than Go (and vastly less than Haskell) for the sake of analyzable


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