[rust-dev] hello

Mic mictadlo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 16:48:48 PDT 2012


I found it:

$ cargo init
$ cargo sync
$ cargo list


On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 9:45 AM, Mic <mictadlo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I found cargo here
> https://github.com/mozilla/cargo-central/blob/master/packages.json but it
> is a json file. Why it is json format and is there  a tool how to download
> like gem or easy_install?
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 6:04 AM, Graydon Hoare <graydon at mozilla.com> wrote:
>
>> On 06/04/2012 6:13 AM, Kobi Lurie wrote:
>>
>>> hello list, newbie here, just read the tutorial.
>>>
>>
>> Welcome! Thanks for your interest.
>>
>>
>>  I am interested in rust, and would like to ask general questions, or
>>> suggest features or simplifications.
>>>
>>> Is this the right place?
>>>
>>
>> Best we have so far. As the community grows, we may set up a separate
>> -users list but for now most of the language users and developers are the
>> same people :)
>>
>>
>>  first question: I am an early adopter type, I don't mind api breaking
>>> under my feet.
>>> I'd like to know if at this stage the language is suitable enough for
>>> writing small libraries or apps.
>>> Are the general semantics expected to change dramatically?
>>>
>>
>> It depends on how you view "dramatic". We certainly aren't making
>> source-level compatibility promises yet. I don't expect we'll be at a place
>> to make those sorts of promises for ... probably the rest of this year. We
>> have a modest number of changes queued up for the course of this year, some
>> of which we don't know the exact outcome of yet. The main
>> changes-in-progress (proposed or under debate) are currently open as "RFC"
>> bugs in our tracker. See:
>>
>> https://github.com/mozilla/**rust/issues?labels=B-RFC<https://github.com/mozilla/rust/issues?labels=B-RFC>
>>
>> Many of these are sort of "corner case" work; changing an awkwardness we
>> find in the existing syntax and semantics without changing anything deep
>> about them. A few are additions (classes, slices) which are not going to
>> break old code, just enable interesting kinds of new code.
>>
>> A few queued changes are somewhat deep: the changes to import/export
>> control, the attribute system, the "extern" C FFI, region memory
>> management, vectors, unwinding, gc and error signalling, for example. But
>> in all these cases we're hoping to, again, refactor the semantics and "file
>> down" rough parts we discovered in the existing language while working with
>> it, not fundamentally alter the "character" of it. Of course this is
>> subjective. But if you like the current semantics, my hope is that we're
>> just going to be making them more robust and useful, not springing any
>> surprises on you.
>>
>> -Graydon
>>
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