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Re: [GNUnet-developers] Fwd: Re: [GSoC] Question on "Rust implementation
Re: [GNUnet-developers] Fwd: Re: [GSoC] Question on "Rust implementation of GNUnet utils" project
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:27:24 +0200
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I'm not sure I agree with Jeff about the resources; especially if
MaidSafe helps and we join forces, this might be doable. Naturally,
there is the question of how we define "now", and what we expect the
timeframe to be.
The bigger issue in my mind is that some users may still want
"everything" in C, i.e. because Rust isn't available on some platforms.
That's a more significant consideration, especially for lower layers.
On 04/18/2016 03:14 PM, Andrew Cann wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 02:07:32PM +0200, Jeff Burdges wrote:
>> > On Mon, 2016-04-18 at 02:09 -0400, Andrew Cann wrote:
>>> > > If there was an effort to rewrite core in rust then MaidSafe *might* be
>>> > > willing
>>> > > to join forces. But it would need to be discussed with people above me.
>> > We do not have the resources for this at the time being. We're only
>> > going to do a couple mid or higher level things in Rust right now.
> Damn, I just spent a whole meeting pushing for this. The other option here
> would be for us to write a rust wrapper around core and/or cadet. The
> thread-unsafety of those libraries would probably be a blocker though.
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