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From Carlos Santana <>
Subject Re: Upcoming changes in the Go runtime for... future expansion
Date Fri, 09 Mar 2018 21:15:16 GMT

Not just but I think a lot kind of languages will benefit c++, rust, we can
even use it to migrate with little effort bash and perl all them relying on
the foundation of new lean and mean go proxy :-)

On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 2:03 PM Michele Sciabarra <>

> I am loyal to the classical apache way, where everything was happening on
> the ML, so even if the discussion was sorted out in Slack, I drop an email
> here to let everyone else to know what is happening.
> Basically, there is a "secret plan" to conquer the world... well to make
> Swift actions (that are pretty important) faster.
> And also another one to implement streaming, but this is another story.
> So I will have to make the go runtime compatible to allow for those
> expansions.
> In short, while by default Go logs in stderr, Swift by default logs in
> stdout... and it will mess out the "conversation" with the pipe. To avoid
> this problem, I will have to write the answer on another channel, leaving
> stdout AND stderr for log... because Go logs by default on stderr, and
> Swift logs by default in stdout ...
> Another problem is the handshake. Well it is not really a problem except
> ... the current implementation of init is lazy and does not do many checks.
> They rely on the timeout to get rid of misbehaving actions.
> In conclusion I am going to change the Go runtime this way:
> - accept more or less any <censored> stuff the user sends
> - detect more errors at /run-time
> - write output in (ouch!) channel 3 (argh!) to prepare to support Swift
> - rely in timeout (that force a kill of the runtime) for cleaning the mess
> (a.k.a.: if I spill on the floor I will wait for the cleaning woman)
> Guys, did I miss something?
> --
>   Michele Sciabarra

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