[rust-dev] Renaming of core and std

Thad Guidry thadguidry at gmail.com
Wed Apr 24 18:37:21 PDT 2013


+1 Prime

Prime comes from the Latin " prīmus ", which means First... so it's above
Chosen, Favored, Normal, Selected, and all the rest.  In Old French, prim,
means the first hour, go fig.


On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Graydon Hoare <graydon at mozilla.com> wrote:

> On 13-04-24 01:05 PM, Benjamin Striegel wrote:
> > It's important to keep in mind that much of the value of calling
> > something the "standard" library is so that users *know* that the
> > libraries within are blessed by the language developers themselves, and
> > therefore gives them the peace of mind that the code within is
> > featureful, reliable, supported in the long-term, and well-known by the
> > community. Please select a name that adequately expresses the authority
> > of such a library.
>
> Agreed. This packaging will be of a sort that _does_ represent a level
> of support from the language maintainers, version-to-version. So ...
> absent other suggestions I will return to my preferred passtime of
> thesaurus hunting:
>
>   - Common
>   - Platform
>   - Staple
>   - Stock
>   - Supported
>   - Base
>   - Basis
>   - Usual
>   - Normal
>   - Favored
>   - Selected
>   - Endorsed
>   - Chosen
>   - Prime
>
> Any of these sound pleasant to the hear?
>
> -Graydon
>
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