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Re: Rewriting (part of) gnunet in another programming language (Was: Re:

From: Jacky Alcine
Subject: Re: Rewriting (part of) gnunet in another programming language (Was: Re: Debian 10 build warnings, wiki enhancements, Questions)
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:03:34 -0800

On Friday, December 13, 2019 1:26:23 AM PST ng0 wrote:
> I want to be excited about Rust or any more popular new
> language but as a package manager through various projects
> I have encountered problems which the language package managers
> (the ones we would have to rely on) do not solve; the languages
> itself do not address and some packaging related problems which
> make dealing with all of this as an understatement: problematic.

I've seen and hovered in conversations about this from the MOTU dances. I 
totally get it and tbh, it'd make more sense to leave that kind of stuff for 
Rust in their respective managers.

> If we ever intend to switch, I would like to carefully (ie maybe
> moderated, (not public?,) to avoid bikeshed and a infinite loop
> of language X is better than language Y opinions) discuss it.
> I am not against Rust, or Go. The perspective of an application
> developer is (usually) focused on other parts than the perspective
> of someone who distributes and builds applications in a multi-OS
> environment with more than one hardware.


> Cheers,
> ng0

- Jacky is where I stay.

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