...or doesn't know what an abstract class is.
What about functional programmers?
What do you think all the crystals are in the Final Fantasy games?
Yeah I couldn't help think of FF or chrono trigger, or maybe the futurama episode with chronotons.
I actually like ML style: "let foo = bar in zed".
I agree that curly braced languages should stay as curly braced languages, but it's myopic to assume it's the only choice for scoping when designing a new one.
In any event, you're right that what is broken about GO is not really the scoping mechanisms.
People struggle with pretty much every language, it's just that the bugs are different in each.
Sure, but I would argue some languages are dominating strategies over others. There are bugs which simply don't exist in some languages but do in others. Like null pointers or references do not exist in OCaml (instead, you must use the optional type explicitly).
1990 called and wants its version control system back. I'd go poking around in their version control to at least determine the implementation language, but... nah.
Where did you find this? I was looking for the source code repo. And I agree. CVS is dooming this project from the start.
Windows 9: ???
Well, what's your prediction?
"No matter where you go, there you are..." -- Buckaroo Banzai