This Week In Rust: This Week in Rust 292

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Crate of the Week

This week’s crate is winit, a pure-rust cross-platform window initialization library. Thanks to Osspial for the suggestion!

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Updates from Rust Core

172 pull requests were merged in the last week

Approved RFCs

Changes to Rust follow the Rust RFC (request for comments)
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No RFCs were approved this week.

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Quote of the Week

why doesn’t ‘static, the largest lifetime, not simply eat all the others

@mountain_ghosts on twitter

@mountain_ghosts ‘static is biggest but actually,, weakest of lifetimes, becuase it is subtype of every lifetime

‘static is big soft friend

pls love and protect it

@gankro on twitter

Thanks to Christopher Durham for the suggestion!

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This Week in Rust is edited by: nasa42, llogiq, and Flavsditz.

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