Re: [dev] Project ideas: goblin

From: Calvin Morrison <>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:11:14 -0500

On 25 November 2014 at 14:08, Greg Reagle <> wrote:
> From
>> Write the most useful unix userland commands in the new Go language
>> created by Google to form a robust base for future Unix-like
>> userlands that do not suffer from the vulnerabilities that are
>> common in C or C++ code.
> Is anyone still interested in this? I am tempted to dabble in this.
> I do not share the love of C that a lot of the suckless programmers
> seem to have (though I do share the hatred of C++), and I think that a
> higher level language would have a lot of advantages.
> However, it seems pointless to proceed unless the Go version is going
> to supplant the C version. Why have the duplication?
> Has anyone taken a stab at this? Any other thoughts?
> Thank you.
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I don't think anyone here supports Go. I could be wrong but I think
Uriel was the only real supporter in the community. I would be more
interested in a Rust implementation of coreutils however. It might
have already been done
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