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And Google is actively replacing a lot of those with Go because using C++ for a web api is painful.

That's a myth. Google is not actively replacing anything with Go. Some new stuff is written in Go, and a few small parts here and there were rewritten in Go during a major refactor.

There's no active program to rewrite things in Go, and most things are not meant to be written in Go from now on or anything -- it's just one of the supported languages.

Fair enough. I used poor wording there.

The only ones that Google has officially replaced has been on YouTube and downloads server.

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