Go has contempt for generics

bearophile bearophileHUGS at lycos.com
Sat May 29 02:57:33 PDT 2010

Jonathan M Davis:
> Yes, you _can_ add things like generics into the language later, 
> but it can be quite disruptive to do so, and the result could be subpar due 
> to constraints such as backwards compatability.

D didn't have templates for some time.
Maybe compile-time function execution plus a type type can replace the need for C++/D/Java style generics :-)


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