[TUHS] Happy birthday, Ken Thompson!

Lyndon Nerenberg lyndon at orthanc.ca
Sun Feb 4 11:35:58 AEST 2018

> You can use make as much as you like; Go just doesn't need it. You can use
> Go to fetch code from internet if you like, or you can do it yourself if
> you prefer.
> Regarding the "hardwired" directories, you can change it through an
> environment variable.

My argument is that Go is making that an untenable exercise.  E.g., 
forcing environment variable overrides means I don't have a source tree I 
can check out *anywhere* and have it just build.  No different from the 
built-in assumptions the go command makes.

I get the feeling there won't be any sort of actual argument for or 
against the Go regime, so I won't.

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