[Freedom-misc] Is golang fully free

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Sat Mar 14 21:19:04 CET 2020


Here's the BSD-style license: https://golang.org/LICENSE
And the patent grant: https://golang.org/PATENTS

gccgo is available as a GCC frontend.

Everything looks legit to my non-expert eyes.

Of course, it's Google, so there's always the chance that we'll find out in 5  
years from Edward Snowden that it's got some nefarious PRISM-style booby  
traps on behalf of the NSA or the Chinese government (or both). Burn me once,  
shame on you google, burn me twice, shame on me.


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