Feel like if you released C today it would be the hot new lang and everybody would be writing medium articles about how they rewrote their microservices in C or how great the headers.io package management is
@selfsame top-voted comment on Hacker News says "Some people are saying there's theoretically potential security issues but they seem overblown. I haven't noticed any problems yet and I've been running my blog on it for almost three weeks."
@selfsame That's a really good question! My first lang was Modula-2 which, via Pascal, had strong Algol influences. Obviously Go's C lineage owes a lot to Algol too. But direct influence? No idea!