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Hello and welcome to another issue of This Week in Rust! Rust is a programming language empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient software. This is a weekly summary of its progress and community. Want something mentioned? Tweet us at @ThisWeekInRust or send us a pull request. Want to get involved? We love contributions.

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Crate of the Week

This week's crate is serde-transcode, a crate to efficiently convert between various serde-supporting formats

Thanks to Kornel for the suggestion!

Please submit your suggestions and votes for next week!

Call for Participation

Always wanted to contribute to open-source projects but didn't know where to start? Every week we highlight some tasks from the Rust community for you to pick and get started!

Some of these tasks may also have mentors available, visit the task page for more information.

If you are a Rust project owner and are looking for contributors, please submit tasks here.

Updates from the Rust Project

347 pull requests were merged in the last week

Rust Compiler Performance Triage

Overall a fairly quiet week in terms of new changes; the majority of the delta this week was due to reverting #101620, which was a regression noted in last week's report.

Triage done by @simulacrum. Revision range: 8fd6d03e2..d9297d22

2 Regressions, 7 Improvements, 3 Mixed; 3 of them in rollups 53 artifact comparisons made in total

Full report here

Call for Testing

An important step for RFC implementation is for people to experiment with the implementation and give feedback, especially before stabilization. The following RFCs would benefit from user testing before moving forward:

  • No RFCs issued a call for testing this week.

If you are a feature implementer and would like your RFC to appear on the above list, add the new call-for-testing label to your RFC along with a comment providing testing instructions and/or guidance on which aspect(s) of the feature need testing.

Approved RFCs

Changes to Rust follow the Rust RFC (request for comments) process. These are the RFCs that were approved for implementation this week:

Final Comment Period

Every week, the team announces the 'final comment period' for RFCs and key PRs which are reaching a decision. Express your opinions now.

RFCs

  • No RFCs entered Final Comment Period this week.

Tracking Issues & PRs

New and Updated RFCs

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Quote of the Week

Semver has its philosophy, but a pragmatic approach to versioning is:

<upgrades may break API> . <downgrades may break API> . <fine either way>

Kornel on rust-users

Thanks to Artem Borisovskiy for the suggestion!

Please submit quotes and vote for next week!

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