[rust-dev] read file line by line

Eric Holk eric.holk at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 09:58:08 PDT 2012

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 4:39 PM, Brian Anderson <banderson at mozilla.com>wrote:

> On 04/04/2012 08:17 AM, Masklinn wrote:
>> On 4 avr. 2012, at 17:09, Eric Holk<eric.holk at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> In Rust, you can do something like this instead:
>>>    let parts = vec::map([" a", "b ", " c ", "d"]) {|s|
>>>        str::trim(s)
>>>    };
>> Isn't it possible to pass str::trim directly to vec::map? It the
>> indirection through the block really needed?
> In this case I believe the block isn't necessary, but in many situations
> it is so I've gotten used to just always using it (sadly). The reason is
> because generic functions always take arguments by reference while
> functions on scalars take their arguments by value, so composing them isn't
> possible without an adapter between them. Strings are passed by reference
> though so this example should work without the extra block.
I originally wrote this without the extra block, and the compiler

I was also trying to use the extension methods (`[" a", "b ", " c ",
"d"].map(str::trim)`) instead, but the compiler was having trouble finding
them. I'm pretty sure I was using the rustc I had just pulled from Github.

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