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What language should I choose?

I’m working on a universal tic-tac-toe backend that can be communicated with in any language via RPC. Should I chose Rust, or a higher level functional language like Haskell?..






TIL that a weakly referenced Rc is dropped but not freed

My unfounded assumption about how weak references in Rc was that it’d contain a strong reference count and a linked list of Weak<T> that’d be traversed and zeroed when the last strong is dropped. (Come to think of it, that’d need Weak to be Pinned, so it wouldn’t have been a very practical design …






Rust is a new language that already has good textbooks. But sometimes its textbooks are difficult because they are for native English speakers. Many companies and people now learn Rust, and could learn faster with a book that has easy English. This textbook is for these companies and people to lea…



I’ve been working on github.com/sayanarijit/mind, a super simple rust project to simplify keeping track of pending tasks. It’s aimed at increasing productivity using the terminal any way possible. …