Project Athens aims to bring the Google Go language (Golang) an open source proxy server for modules. Athens is currently in alpha relese, so it is not suitable for production use.

Featuring contributions from Microsoft and others, Athens offers a global registry for Go modules along with a standalone proxy server for deployment on premises. Go 1.11, the most recent release of Golang, included preliminary support for modules, which serve as collections of related Go packages and can enable more-reliable software builds.

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Athens itself requires Go 1.11. Athens builds on top of the Go CLI, which specifies endpoints for communicating with external proxies providing modules.

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