[rust-dev] wanted libraries

Benjamin Striegel ben.striegel at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 12:25:28 PDT 2013


What do you mean when you say that the page is read-only? AFAIK all pages
on the wiki are read+write, and I don't see any controls to change that.


On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Olivier Renaud <o.renaud at gmx.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I saw the [wanted libraries] page on the github wiki, and I'd like to
> submit some ideas there.
> The wiki page is read-only, so I fall back on submitting them on this list.
>
> I tried to confine myself to what would be useful to me, in a stdlib.
>
> * Internationalization : mechanisms for handling the internationalization
> of UI texts
>  -> one aspect of i18n is to map a key to a text, based on the current
> locale (eg Java's [ResourceBundle])
>  -> another aspect is to format a string based on the current locale (eg
> Java's [MessageFormat])
>
> * Libicu is already listed on the wiki, but there are no details of what
> is needed. Here are my suggestions :
>  -> Convertions between text encodings. Ideally, with a customizable way
> of handling conversion errors.
>  -> Unicode normalization (NFD, NFC, NFKD, NFKC)
>  -> Collator (locale sensitive string comparison), with a configurable
> degree of strictness
>
> * Simple (yet powerful) search on a filesystem (eg Ruby's [glob])
>
> * A simple tokenizer/file parser
>
> * Support to read/write zip and tar file formats (not only the gzip
> algorithm)
>
>
> Olivier Renaud
> ___
>
> [wanted libraries]
> https://github.com/mozilla/rust/wiki/Note-wanted-libraries
> [ResourceBundle]
> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/ResourceBundle.html
> [MessageFormat]
> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/text/MessageFormat.html
> [glob] http://ruby-doc.org/core-2.0/Dir.html#method-c-glob
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