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	"Title": "The Go Project",
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Go is an open source project developed by a team at
<a href="">Google</a> and many
<a href="/CONTRIBUTORS">contributors</a> from the open source community.

Go is distributed under a <a href="/LICENSE">BSD-style license</a>.

<h3 id="announce"><a href="">Announcements Mailing List</a></h3>
A low traffic mailing list for important announcements, such as new releases.
We encourage all Go users to subscribe to
<a href="">golang-announce</a>.

<h2 id="resources">Developer Resources</h2>

<h3 id="source"><a href="">Source Code</a></h3>
<p>Check out the Go source code.</p>

<h3 id="release"><a href="/doc/devel/release.html">Release History</a></h3>
<p>A summary of the changes between Go releases.</p>

<h3 id="golang-dev"><a href="">Developer Mailing List</a></h3>
<p>The <a href="">golang-dev</a>
mailing list is for discussing and reviewing code for the Go project.</p>
<p>For general discussion of Go programming, see <a

<h3 id="golang-checkins"><a href="">Checkins Mailing List</a></h3>
<p>A mailing list that receives a message summarizing each checkin to the Go repository.</p>

<h3 id="build_status"><a href="">Build Status</a></h3>
<p>View the status of Go builds across the supported operating
systems and architectures.</p>

<h2 id="howto">How you can help</h2>

<h3><a href="">Reporting issues</a></h3>

If you spot bugs, mistakes, or inconsistencies in the Go project's code or
documentation, please let us know by
<a href="">filing a ticket</a>
on our <a href="">issue tracker</a>.
(Of course, you should check it's not an existing issue before creating
a new one.)

We pride ourselves on being meticulous; no issue is too small.

<h3><a href="/doc/contribute.html">Contributing code</a></h3>

Go is an open source project and we welcome contributions from the community.
To get started, read these <a href="/doc/contribute.html">contribution
guidelines</a> for information on design, testing, and our code review process.
Check <a href="">the tracker</a> for 
open issues that interest you. Those labeled
<a href="">HelpWanted</a>
are particularly in need of outside help.

<h2 id="community">The Go Community</h2>

<h3 id="mailinglist"><a href="">Go Nuts Mailing List</a></h3>
<p>The <a href="">golang-nuts</a> 
mailing list is for general Go discussion.</p>

<h3 id="projects"><a href="">Go Project Dashboard</a></h3>
<p>A list of external Go projects including programs and libraries.</p>

<h3 id="irc"><a href="">Go IRC Channel</a></h3>
<p><b>#go-nuts</b> on <b></b> is the official Go IRC channel.</p>

<h3 id="plus"><a href="">The Go Programming Language at Google+</a></h3>
<p>The Go project's Google+ page.</p>

<h3 id="twitter"><a href="">@go_nuts at Twitter</a></h3>
<p>The Go project's official Twitter account.</p>

<h3 id="blog"><a href="">The Go Blog</a></h3>
<p>The official blog of the Go project, featuring news and in-depth articles by
the Go team and guests.</p>