May 4, 2016

Lots of buzz around Compiler optimization, with 1.7 there will be at least 100% improvement, but still 58% slower than Go1.4. Will be interesting see what they come up with in 1.8.

The Go 1.7 freeze has begun. Important pending CLs can still be reviewed but really need to be completed and merged by the end of the week, or else postponed. The remaining bug fix work should be focused on regressions since Go 1.6, especially the kind of crash/unavoidable problem that we...