Re: [dev] what's your opinion on Go

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 11:28:20 +0100

On 13 December 2011 02:58, Arian Kuschki <> wrote:
> I would like to learn a new programming language. I do not know C. As
> I remember positive reactions on this list when Go came out, I would
> like to know if people still think it might be a 'better C'. One thing
> I like about Go is that is seems more suitable for server/web stuff,
> which is where I 'earn my bread' (working in Java and Javascript
> mainly, also Python) . But is it also good for building stuff like
> dmenu, dwm, cli tools in general etc? Or is C still king here?

C is still the king for me, Go's evolution is too fluid still imho. I
would wait another year or two and reflect Go's success by then. It
needs a bit more time to become more mature.

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