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On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 11:43 AM, Coroutines <> wrote:
> 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

'Scuse me, I'm a C++ programmer that LIKES having multiple inheritance
around ;) Sure, you don't want to use it in excess, but NOT having it
available can be a noteworthy frustration. (That's one reason I like

/s/ Adam