Ever see some tasty Go code in a [GitHub Gist] and want to try it out? What are you supposed to do, clone it into your own GitHub repo and `go get` it from there? Copy it locally? What are you? A farmer?
What you really want is to `import "gist.github.com/UserName/11235813"`, but Gists don't support that. :cry:
Which is why I made this simple app to solve a problem. Instead of `import "gist.github.com/..."`, `import "go-gist.appspot.com/..."`, and the site will tell the Go tool to go fetch the contents of the Gist.
It's all described [in the docs]. Those guys thought of everything.
Try it out:
go get go-gist.appspot.com/ImJasonH/7791518
go get go-gist.appspot.com/ImJasonH/7791518/readyset
By the way, this would be totally unnecessary if the Gist HTML page was served with the necessary `<meta>` tag. If you work at GitHub or know someone who does, bug them to add a tag to their Gist HTML so I can turn this site off.
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