envy for "Writing Go Packages"

Andrei Alexandrescu SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org
Fri May 7 17:41:23 PDT 2010

Walter Bright wrote:
> Bernard Helyer wrote:
>> I guess the trouble is if you use a special syntax like `import 
>> http.`, then one has to modify the source of the application to 
>> install it locally, no?
> I'd like to emphasize that this idea is specifically about not having to 
> install anything. You just type the correct package name in the import 
> declaration, and the compiler system takes care of the rest.

He meant something else - the fact that changing one's mind about a 
package's location (remote vs. local) entails doing surgery on the 
source code.


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