The latest on Generics
Robert and Ian join us to talk about the latest updates on generics in Go. What type of feedback are they looking for as developers get their hands on tools designed to experiment with generics and Go? What was the deal with the featherweight Go paper that also discussed generics? Why can’t we use angle brackets for generics?
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- Robert Griesemer – Twitter, GitHub
- Ian Lance Taylor – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Carmen Andoh – Twitter, GitHub
- Johnny Boursiquot – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Jon Calhoun – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
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- Generics Draft Design
- Featherweight Go Paper
- Featherweight Go Discussion on Youtube
- Issue where generics are proposed on Github
- Proposing Changes to Go (instructions)
- Robert’s message to golang-nuts on syntax - this is where an example of why angle brackets are problematic is provided.
Something missing or broken? PRs welcome!