A few notes on choosing between Go and D for a quick project

deadalnix via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sat Mar 14 15:18:44 PDT 2015

On Saturday, 14 March 2015 at 18:24:51 UTC, Russel Winder wrote:
> I see no threads in this code! :-)
> But yes, it certainly shows you can create shared-memory
> "multi-threading" this way, but anyone actually doing it would 
> be being
> very silly. Sending addresses down multiple channels is obvious 
> here and
> definitely not the right thing to do unless the datum contains 
> an
> embedded lock which is then used. cf.
> https://talks.golang.org/2012/10things.slide#3

So now we are going from Go is safe, to well, it is obviously not 
safe (then, why were you so eager to have a proof ?) but nobody 
in their right mind would do something like this.

But this is only a short snippet. This can happen the same way in 
a million line codebase, and good luck finding it.

Also, the "no good programmer would do this" is an immediate red 
flag. Not only programmer will do this, but the one that claim 
they won't will do it even sooner as they evidently lack self 

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