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Gin is a web framework written in Golang. It features a Martini-like API with much better performance -- up to 40 times faster. If you need smashing performance, get yourself some Gin.
http.Requestfrom the gin context. Not sure what prompted adding it, probably the only person who could tell you is the author, I'd probably git blame it, check and see if they have an e-mail and I'd recommend directly asking them if the goal is correct documentation.