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PostPosted: Thu 12 Nov 2009, 08:12    Post_subject:  Go language
Sub_title: New language from Google
 

Go
is it a perplexing oriental game?
A programming language from Google
to replace everything?
Find out here:
http://tech.yahoo.com/news/zd/20091111/tc_zd/245947
and compile it for Puppy if you would be so kind . . .
Cool

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PostPosted: Thu 12 Nov 2009, 16:41    Post_subject:  

Hmmm... I wonder how much of what those Google people say you can actually believe.
And why is it that even Google insists on giving a language a name so short that it will be almost impossible to google to find information about? Wink
I suppose "go" is slightly better than "c", "r" or "s", but not much.

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Nov 2009, 02:26    Post_subject:  

Part of the situation is about making something open source for commercial advantage
and this is the tactic followed.
Google is pursuing cloud (rent your internet and computer usage)
as a future business model as are the other corporate rackets.

oops - rant mood just went on.

I am very impressed with Mono
which supports the Microsoft C# language (and Vala)
I started looking at Go and realised it would take a day
to compile and make sense of
- when really I have no use for it . . .

Back to Genie Smile
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=39560

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Nov 2009, 04:25    Post_subject:  

I've got to say I'm not at all impressed with Mono. How many times bigger than Puppy is it? Shocked
Makes Python look like a shrimp... do lobsters eat shrimps?

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Nov 2009, 04:58    Post_subject:  

Lobsters eat shrimp and are cannibals.

mono supports c++
and is useful for those compromised into using the
java rip off that .NET

The run time is 3.5MB [Lobster faints]
totally unsuited for Puppy but not for every situation.

Related to another thread . . .
I would like to hear more about impressions of Windows7
The paid press have been bribed into compliance
a great deal of the FOSS contingent are rabid
- I will start a thread on it.

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