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What's cooking on master?

99 pull requests were merged in the last week, and 11 RFCs.

Now you can follow breaking changes as they happen!

Breaking Changes

Other Changes

New Contributors

  • Caspar Krieger
  • Dan Yang
  • Filip Szczepański
  • Garrett Heel
  • Junseok Lee
  • Kostas Karachalios
  • Leo Testard
  • madmalik
  • Mikhail Zabaluev
  • Nick Sarten
  • Potpourri
  • Ulrik Sverdrup

Approved RFC's

New RFC's



Blog Posts


New Projects

  • dimensioned. Compile-time checking of arbitrary units.
  • byteorder. Big- and little-endian interop from BurntSushi.
  • rustless. A high-quality 'REST-like' microframework built on Iron and Hyper.
  • colonize!. A roguelike using the tcod toolkit and Piston. Indiv0 promises to document the development process.

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