[BangPypers] Google Go

Shashwat Anand anand.shashwat at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 14:20:14 CET 2009


Go - a son of C++ and python .. ??
to me it looked like verbose C .. first impression..not good. I mean it's
ok..but not to the level of Google. We expect better from mythical Google
engineers.

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 6:28 PM, Ramdas S <ramdaz at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Darkseid <lorddaemon at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >> I found out yesterday that the application has to be developed  on a
> >> proven
> >> technology like Java,C++ or C#. When I spoke to the gentleman he said
> his
> >> consultant said that dynamically typed languages are not safe for
> mission
> >> critical work. The work is far from being mission-critical is another
> >> point
> >> altogether.....
> >>
> > I do hope you snidely pointed out to him that half of Google runs on
> > Python? :D
> >
>
> That's been the original pitch since some time. These days there are
> creative lies also around some other companies
> which may have couple of teams working on Python, and I sometimes paint a
> picture that half the world runs on Python.
>
>
> Problem is actually consultants are somehow trusted more, than a peddler of
> services from a small IT shop. And since consultants also bill as a percent
> of the project costs, they want to ensure that stuff that'll take more
> hours
> to write, more hours to maintain, and almost always ends up in extended
> budget costs get sold...
>
> Well that's sad state of affairs....
>
> > Best,
> > Sidu.
> > http://blog.sidu.in
> > http://twitter.com/ponnappa
> >
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