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This week's edition was edited by: nasa42, brson, and llogiq.

Updates from Rust Community

News & Blog Posts

Notable New Crates & Projects

Updates from Rust Core

94 pull requests were merged in the last week.

See the subteam report for 2015-10-31 for details.

Notable changes

New Contributors

  • angelsl
  • Cameron Sun
  • Charlotte Spencer
  • Corentin Henry
  • Daniel Rollins
  • Igor Shuvalov
  • Ivan Ivaschenko
  • Marcell Pardavi
  • pierzchalski
  • Ricardo Signes

Approved RFCs

Changes to Rust follow the Rust RFC (request for comments) process. These are the RFCs that were approved for implementation this week:

Final Comment Period

Every week the team announces the 'final comment period' for RFCs and key PRs which are reaching a decision. Express your opinions now. This week's FCPs are:

New RFCs

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Crate & Quote of the Week

This week's Crate of the Week is alias by Huon W. Thanks go to Reddit user notriddle for the suggestion. Submit your suggestions for next week!

alias allows mutably aliasing values – which seems to actually be safe, somewhat surprisingly. Honestly, I'm a bit shocked about it myself.

llogiq on the alias crate.

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