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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 & Project Updates

  • rustfmt now comes with a Cargo subcommand fmt.
  • Rayon. A data parallelism library for Rust.
  • Ruplicity. Rust library managing duplicity backups.
  • Floki. A message queue in Rust, inspired by Apache Kafka and Amazon SQS.
  • rustlearn. A machine learning package for Rust.
  • Corange-rs. Rust bindings for the Corange game engine.

Updates from Rust Core

109 pull requests were merged in the last week.

See the triage digest and subteam reports for more details.

Notable changes

New Contributors

  • Ed Clarke
  • faineance
  • fbergr
  • Shiney
  • Steve Wooster
  • Zach Reizner

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 of the Week

This week's Crate of the Week is clippy, a collection of lints for better Rust code. Alas, being a plugin, it only runs on nightly Rust, but that's easy to do with multirust. Thanks to leodasvacas for the suggestion.

Submit your suggestions for next week!

Quote of the Week

Do or do not. There is a try!

— Jonathan Turner in a blog post.

Thanks to Vikrant for the tip.

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