[rust-dev] Appeal for CORRECT, capable, future-proof math, pre-1.0

Patrick Walton pcwalton at mozilla.com
Sat Jan 11 15:59:17 PST 2014


On 1/10/14 10:08 PM, Daniel Micay wrote:
> I don't think failure on overflow is very useful. It's still a bug if
> you overflow when you don't intend it.

Of course it's useful. It prevents attackers from weaponizing 
out-of-bounds reads and writes in unsafe code.

Patrick



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