[rust-dev] Renaming of core and std

Andres Osinski andres.osinski at gmail.com
Wed Apr 24 20:30:07 PDT 2013


"Platform" is highly descriptive and its "value" is not as subjetive as
"prime".


On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry at gmail.com> wrote:

> +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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