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Though GOPATH avoids duplication, it's entirely possible to avoid duplication without GOPATH.

And downloading the full Git repository for every `go get` is frequently a far greater waste than even storing copies of all the versions you're currently using in all projects you work on.

GOPATH is unambiguously terrible.

you're right.

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