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

From: Uriel <>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 06:36:17 +0100

On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 6:27 AM, Aled Gest <> wrote:
> 2009/11/15 Uriel <>:
>> What dependencies?
> These ones:
>> It has a runtime and a set of libraries, no
>> different from C++
> Those are drawbacks IMO. I avoid the C standard library where I can
> and I certainly avoid the C++ standard library like the plague, and
> just in case it wasn't clear, I hate C++ with a passion.

Those are drawbacks when you have to deal with insane stupid crap like
PoSix and the C++ standard library.

The Go libs are *really* nice (not perfect, but still light years
ahead of anything else out there). Just one example: no sockets, and
dial(2)-like interface instead! When I noticed this, I cried with joy.

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