On Jun 7, 2020, at 8:52 AM, Larry McVoy
On Sun, Jun 07, 2020 at 11:26:45AM -0400, Clem Cole wrote:
That said, I personally am the most excited about
Go theses day, but I'm
also thinking Rust looks pretty interesting, but my experience with both
compared to C is extremely nominal. Neither language is used for anything
in production in our world at this point.
If I had to move to a modern language it would be Go. I looked at Rust
Several years ago, this was a job talk I gave, based on my experience at the time
developing a pretty nifty system that never found traction.
The new job (I got it!) doesn’t use Go, so I’ve grudgingly gone back to Python. But I
stand by most of what I wrote (although I am sure parts of it are outdated and wrong
The tl;dr is the title of the talk:
I make the claim that Go *is* pretty much C with 35 years of lessons learned about what
did and didn’t work in C, and 35 years of machine time getting cheaper and programmer time
getting more expensive.