in reply to Thoughts on "Go"?

It makes me rather nervous to see a "systems programming language" of some years gestation that can say "exceptions remain an open issue" and yet doesn't immediately say 'what' their error recovery model is.

If I look at their tutorial it seems to be checking returned error flags and/or results for abnormal conditions. Maybe it's the PBP koolaid but I was convinced manually checking for every possible error condition / combination, and everywhere, was not best practice and not scalable.

My first impression is this is another interesting Google color thrown on the wall to

So, is this just very early days, or just 'goo'?