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On 08/09/2011 12:36, steve donovan wrote:
There are some suggestive similarities between Go and Lua, which I explore here:

Ah, you have a blog now? I have to read the previous articles!
Perhaps you should put a link to the Atom feed in the side bar, I found unintuitive to go up to the home to find it...

In particular, being able to return multiple values from functions
means that Go has similar attitude to error handling.

Convergent evolution or unconscious influence? You can be the judge ...

Why unconscious? Language designers don't hesitate to steal good ideas from other languages. Fortunately, as searching absolutely originality can lead to unusable, unlearnable & unreadable, academic languages... :-)

Philippe Lhoste
--  (near) Paris -- France
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