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Why do you use the word "story" here? Do you mean "feature"? Does story come from a marketing frame of mind and not a developer frame of mind?



To me a story is a series of features working together to explain how the developer will actually interact with things. It's not unlike Agile's definition, but maybe more practical? Languages and developer environments are a product, so considering them as the sum of their parts from a UX perspective is very healthy.

So when I say, "you use channels for concurrency" this is not strictly true (technically the concurrency primitive is goroutines, as someone corrected to me above). But since it's a practical consideration that you need to use channels (and your race condition detector will flip out if you don't), I say "you use channels". It's a useful fiction.

I used to call these Wittgenstein's Ladder because I'm a huge nerd but no one ever understood the nature of the joke and so I started speaking relatable english again. :|


I've always associated "story" with Agile, where "story" does basically equate to "feature".




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