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On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 6:28 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
<> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 6:26 PM, Hisham <> wrote:
>> > was born there", implying that it wouldn't be successful if not for
>> > Google's name). Or did I miss a pun?
>> I think Roberto got it exactly; Go's designers knew exactly what spot
>> they were aiming for, and achieved.
> Actually I meant exactly the pun that Hisham explained (and then said
> he did miss it). I do not think Go hit any sweet spot at all, unless
> what they were aiming was to be cool because it came from Google. I know
> (and respect) the names of its creators, but I cannot see anything in
> that language, from a technical point of view, to make it worth being so
> popular ("so popular" meaning whatever popularity it got).
> -- Roberto

I think the C++ people got an erection from there being no multiple
inheritance.  There.  You have your answer :p