On Jun 26, 2020, at 1:41 PM, Robert Engels <reng...@ix.netcom.com> wrote: > > My opinion is that if RTFM is required more than once for a core concept > there may be a design problem. It clearly bites a lot of people. Slices are a > higher level struct, as the underlying array is the same as Java, but Java > doesn’t suffer these knowledge gaps. I’m guessing because it’s higher but not > high enough. Done for performance while forsaking some safety and clarity.
Also, to this specific point: this exact approach, as with much of Go, embodies the Bell Labs approach to design (for better or for worse, and with good reason). Sometimes we have to live with the artifacts of evolution. https://www.jwz.org/doc/worse-is-better.html - Dave -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "golang-nuts" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to golang-nuts+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/golang-nuts/6E11D888-40DA-4606-B698-8509CAE5502F%40gmail.com.