[rust-dev] strings, slices and nulls

Graydon Hoare graydon at mozilla.com
Wed Apr 18 13:59:28 PDT 2012

On 12-04-18 01:54 PM, Brian Anderson wrote:

> As I think about this further, with slices we probably don't need as_buf
> or as_bytes since I think we will be able to create a string slice from
> a vec slice and vice versa.

Not if string slices are, as I say, one byte "longer" than the area of
interest. You can get a vec slice from a str slice but going the other
way won't work (you have no way to know if the vec is even addressable
one byte further than the slice).


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