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? Tweet us at @ThisWeekInRust or send us a pull request. Want to get involved? We love contributions.

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Updates from Rust Community

News & Blog Posts

Crate of the Week

This week's crate is Ammonia, a crate for sanitizing HTML to prevent cross-site scripting (XSS), layout breaking and clickjacking. Thanks to Jules Kerssemakers for the suggestion.

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Call for Participation

Always wanted to contribute to open-source projects but didn't know where to start? Every week we highlight some tasks from the Rust community for you to pick and get started!

Some of these tasks may also have mentors available, visit the task page for more information.

If you are a Rust project owner and are looking for contributors, please submit tasks here.

Updates from Rust Core

110 pull requests were merged in the last week

New Contributors

  • Alexey Orlenko
  • Benjamin Hoffmeyer
  • Chris Vittal
  • Collin Anderson
  • Dan Gohman
  • Jeff Crocker
  • Laurentiu Nicola
  • loomaclin
  • Martin Lindhe
  • Michael Lamparski
  • Ramana Venkata
  • Ritiek Malhotra
  • Robert T Baldwin

Approved RFCs

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

No RFCs were approved 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

Upcoming Events

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Rust Jobs

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Quote of the Week

Rust's abstraction layers feel both transparent and productive. It's like being on a glass-bottomed boat, you see the sharks, but they can't get you. It's like a teaching language that you can also use in production. Rust helped me understand C. Also Rust people are amazing.

@gibfahn on Twitter.

Thanks to @sebasmagri for the suggestion!

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This Week in Rust is edited by: nasa42 and llogiq.