@derek My thoughts for why Rust is good as a Rust programmer - the language enforces more safety features making more stable applications, while also producing compiled fast-to-run applications. It also has the big advantage of an integrated package system, so no need to manually install libraries when you're coding.
@derek hard to rewrite existing programs since totally different logic.
Good enough if writing something from zero
@derek Why is the language named Rust?
@rob @derek There is a [thread on reddit](https://www.reddit.com/r/rust/comments/27jvdt/internet_archaeology_the_definitive_endall_source/) that claims the answer.
TL;DR: Rust is named after a [fungus](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rust_%28fungus%29) that is robust, distributed, and parallel.
It is also a substring of "robust".
@derek rewrite everything in rust unironically. So many exploits based on race conditions and buffer overflows.
@derek might have to look into learning Rust then (along with Go [potentially]).
Do you know if there's a Rust based WM yet?
@derek installed all of them and loving it. Probably gonana start learning rust and try creating games with it.
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