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Go (language)

On Nov 19, 2009, at 2:27 PM, Brendan Kidwell wrote:
> Are there other machine-code-compiled languages that have coroutines and
> garbage collection?

C++ and Delphi come to mind.

My peeve with the comparison with Python is two-fold.  First, Python has an interactive interpreter.  You can sit down, fire it up, and start typing Python right there.  Second, Python is modular.  Any object in a Python program can be used by any other Python program that imports the first one.  Go can't do either.

My third is not so much a gripe as a Go fail.  That fail being Go's alleged conciseness.  Go's version of Hello World is something like 4 lines of code.  Python's is 1 (2 if you include the #! interpreter line).

--Rich P.

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