This blog is where I post up various half-baked ideas that I have.


12 April 2021

Async Vision Doc Writing Sessions V

This is an exciting week for the vision doc! As of this week, we are starting to draft “shiny future” stories, and we would like your help! (We are also still working on status quo stories, so there is no need to stop working on those.) There will be a blog post coming out on the main Rust blog soon with all the details, but you can go to the “How to vision: Shiny future” page now.

(read more...)

07 April 2021

Async Vision Doc Writing Sessions IV

My week is very scheduled, so I am not able to host any public drafting sessions this week – however, Ryan Levick will be hosting two sessions!

(read more...)

02 April 2021

My "shiny future"

I’ve been working on the Rust project for just about ten years. The language has evolved radically in that time, and so has the project governance. When I first started, for example, we communicated primarily over the rust-dev mailing list and the #rust IRC channel. I distinctly remember coming into the Mozilla offices1 one day and brson excitedly telling me, “There were almost a dozen people on the #rust IRC channel last night! Just chatting! About Rust!” It’s funny to think about that now, given the scale Rust is operating at today.

  1. Offices! Remember those? Actually, I’ve been working remotely since 2013, so to be honest I barely do. 

(read more...)

29 March 2021

Async Vision Doc Writing Sessions III

Ryan Levick and I are hosting a number of public drafting sessions scheduled this week. Some of them are scheduled early to cover a wider range of time zones.

(read more...)

25 March 2021

Async Vision Doc Writing Sessions II

I’m scheduling two more public drafting sessions for tomorrow, Match 26th:

(read more...)

22 March 2021

Async Vision Doc Writing Sessions

Hey folks! As part of the Async Vision Doc effort, I’m planning on holding two public drafting sessions tomorrow, March 23rd:

(read more...)