[rust-dev] std::num::pow() is inadequate / language concepts

Tommy M. McGuire mcguire at crsr.net
Thu Jul 24 16:21:23 PDT 2014


On 07/24/2014 05:55 PM, Huon Wilson wrote:
> 1.0 will not stabilise every function in every library; we have precise
> stability attributes[1] so that the compiler can warn or error if you
> are using functionality that is subject to change. The goal is to have
> the entirety of the standard library classified and marked appropriately
> for 1.0.
> 
> 
> [1]: http://doc.rust-lang.org/master/rust.html#stability

How would that solve the general problem? What would the stability of
pow() be if Gregor had not brought up the issue now?


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