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Discussion on: Why GoLang wasn't accepted by communities ?

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Esteban Hernández

Python is already installed in most systems out of the box and doesn't have to be compiled before running.

Also, Rust has probably gained a lot of ground as a competitor to Go precisely for it's memory management model.

There's nothing wrong with Go but it doesn't quite have a place when Python, Java/C# and Rust/C pretty much cover 95% of use cases and already have wide adoption.

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Alexandre Amado de Castro

I think go can easily replace Java and C#. Unless you are talking specifically about building desktop apps. What you think?

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Mukul Mishra Author

Go is perfect for both desktop and web but python was chosen. That's the thing I'm asking in

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Jean Michel Functional Programming

What about Docker, k8s, Terraform, Traefik and all thoose things ?

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Mukul Mishra Author

Built with Go! What about artificial intelligence. Any widespread used go package in your view ?

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Mukul Mishra Author

Agreed! I use both rust and go for blockchain projects but why machine learning, robotics has almost zero adoption of go