By the same author quoted in my previous post.
Having used Go a bit, I can confirm that a) Go code compiles really fast (tried by me only for small programs, but fast compilation is a design goal for Go, IIRC), and b) compiled Go app binaries are a bit large (*) (but that is probably at least partially due to static linking, which is a feature, a bug, or both, depending on how you look at it :-)
He mentions some pros and cons of both Go and Python.
(*) A simple hello world Go program compiles to a binary of ~1MB on Windows. Not tried it on Linux yet.
- Vasudev Ram
Python and open source consulting and training