Expectations for Generics in Go 1.18

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    The Go programming language

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    Nim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language. It combines successful concepts from mature languages like Python, Ada and Modula. Its design focuses on efficiency, expressiveness, and elegance (in that order of priority).

    Does anyone know the impetus for using [] in generics? I know Nim opted for the same syntax and I assume it has some parsing/tokenizing benefit like the switch to using “fn” a la Zig or Rust. However, the syntax seems needlessly ambiguous with array notation sharing the same operator. I know I’m not alone because I’ve seen others mirror my concerns in Nim.

    [0] https://github.com/nim-lang/Nim/issues/3502

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    > Was the try() proposal for Go error handling?

    Yes, it was the second proposal by the Go team for shorter error handling: https://github.com/golang/proposal/blob/master/design/32437-...

    > I'm really curious what happened to the proposals for shorter Go error handling

    The community didn't like it and it was declined:

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