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From the Blogosphere

New Releases & Project Updates

  • capgun. A simple utility that watches files and fires a specified command when they do.
  • pirate. A command-line arrrrguments parser, written in Rust.
  • rust-worldgen. Noise and World Generation library for Rust.
  • plex. A parser and lexer generator as a Rust syntax extension.

What's cooking on nightly?

107 pull requests were merged in the last week.

New Contributors

  • Adam Heins
  • Alex Newman
  • Christian Persson
  • Eljay
  • Kagami Sascha Rosylight

Approved RFCs

Final Comment Period

Every week the teams announce a 'final comment period' for RFCs which are reaching a decision. Express your opinions now. This week's RFCs entering FCP are:

New RFCs

Upcoming Events

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Quote of the Week

"Greek constitution to be rewritten in #rustlang to deal with their ownership and borrowing problem."@bigthingist

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