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I think the problem everyone has swallowing that ask is that the value of generics is that it's so widely taught, with so many use cases, and so much literature (academic and otherwise) that the suggestion that they need use cases is laughable.

What use cases do they need other than the extremely large body of public knowledge on the matter, and why would one more example change anyone's mind?

To me this represents the epitome of the insular and outwardly hostile attitude that the Go team has toward good ideas elsewhere in the CS world. Would it really make a difference to the team if I or anyone else were to hunt down specific examples and present them with problems solved with generics and stronger type systems?

I doubt it.

Off topic, but any chance UNI is your alma mater? I think we may have been there at the same time, judging by your name and some of your comments.


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