The old-timers might figure out what Brand X really is before the end. For the rest of us, the reveal at the end is just as shocking as the author intended. All and all, it confirms what I suspected: Go nice enough, but it is hardly original. Sure it looks like a great language to write in compared to C, but then again, what doesn’t?
Comparison of Google’s new language “Go” to mysterious “Brand X”, and the shocking reveal of Brand X’s true identity.
As found through http://www.foldl.org/, a digest blog on various programming language topics.