[rust-dev] Uniqueness and Reference Immutability for Safe Parallelism

Brian Anderson banderson at mozilla.com
Wed Dec 5 14:37:59 PST 2012


On 12/05/2012 12:02 PM, Elliott Slaughter wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> I wonder if the Rust borrowing experts here (Niko especially, but 
> maybe others) have seen this paper from MSR? The interesting aspect of 
> this paper is that they can "recover" uniqueness of pointers without 
> needing to limit the scope of (what are effectively) borrows. I'm not 
> actually sufficiently familiar with Rust's borrowing to know if this 
> would be useful to you or not.
>
> http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/170528/msr-tr-2012-79.pdf
>
>

Hi Elliott!

I found it very interesting myself and think it's worth a read for 
people interested in or working on Rust. Of course, I don't know the 
answer to your question. Just saying 'hi'.

Regards,
Brian


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