Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust! Rust is a systems language pursuing the trifecta: safety, concurrency, and speed. This is a weekly summary of its progress and community. Want something mentioned? Send me an email! Want to get involved? We love contributions.

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This week's edition was edited by: Brian Anderson.

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What's cooking on master?

160 pull requests were merged in the last week.

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New Contributors

  • ben fleis
  • David Voit
  • Eli Friedman
  • frankamp
  • funkill
  • Johann Tuffe
  • joliv
  • Joshua Landau
  • Leo Correa
  • marcell
  • Marcel Müller
  • Matthew Astley
  • Nathan Long
  • Nick Fitzgerald
  • Russell McClellan
  • saml
  • simplex
  • swgillespie

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Quote of the Week

text <Quxxy> I had a fun one in cargo script: there's currently no way in Rust to get a file's mtime and the system time in the same time format <Quxxy> (On Windows) <Quxxy> You can get one in UNIX time, the other in Windows time <Quxxy> Which have different scales and different epochs <Quxxy> Rust: Buy Your Own Damn Batteries; What Are You, A Communist?

Quxxy discovers Rust's stance toward the inclusion of batteries.

Thanks to cmr for the tip. Submit your quotes for next week!.