On Friday, 27 March 2015 at 20:58:44 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
On 3/27/2015 1:35 PM, weaselcat wrote:
there's a difference between minimalism and blatantly not
adopting core advances
in language design over the past 40 years.
Yes, and there's also a difference between gratuitous
complexity and finding the underlying simplicity.
It's a tricky thing finding the sweet spot.
I don't disagree, but Go is definitely not in that sweet spot -
it's crippled by its benevolent dictators for the sake of being