envy for "Writing Go Packages"

Graham Fawcett fawcett at uwindsor.ca
Fri May 7 05:30:13 PDT 2010

On Fri, 07 May 2010 08:26:02 -0400, bearophile wrote:

> Graham Fawcett:
>> Finally, he returns to his original application, and replaces the Go
>> equivalent of "import mytools;" with "import github.com/nf/mytools;"
>> and the application now refers to the version of mytools that was
>> installed from Github.
> Is this any safe to do?

For certain definitions of safety: yes, or no. :) What did you have in 

>> (by the way, I'm overloading the term "package" here, at times to mean
>> a package in the D sense, but usually to mean a downloadable and
>> installable unit.)
> Python for this has Eggs, Ruby has Gems, D needs Satellites ;-)

Satellites works for me. While they download, we could call them 
meteorites. :)


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