envy for "Writing Go Packages"

Simen kjaeraas simen.kjaras at gmail.com
Fri May 7 23:04:25 PDT 2010

Bernard Helyer <b.helyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/05/10 11:25, Walter Bright wrote:
>> Rainer Deyke wrote:
>>> I like this. The only question is, how do you handle computers without
>>> an internet connection?
>> It can also be a LAN connection if the sys admin sets up a local
>> repository.
>> But essentially, what we are talking about is distribution over the
>> internet and a central internet repository, so it won't work if you're
>> not connected. It's basically cloud compiling.
>> If you want to work off line, then you can do the extra steps necessary
>> to install it locally.
> 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?

Depends on the system, of course. The local install could still keep the
URI information, e.g. by means of directory structure or a library
configuration file.


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