Six years with Rust
Today is six years since I first heard of Rust. I wrote a post last year about it.
This past year was… intense. Rust 1.31 was basically Rust 2.0, at least in the marketing sense. I burned myself out getting the first edition of the book together for Rust 1.0, and I burned myself out getting the edition shipped.
Let’s talk about the bad and the good. Bad first so we end on the high notes.
This year, the docs team sort of… died. Not entirely, but it’s… different now. We used to have a single docs team that handled most everything docs related. The core of that for the past few years has been me and two others. But early this year, we split the sub-teams into fewer individual teams. The old docs team became the docs team, the
rustdoc team, the Rust By Example team, and the Reference team. But we didn’t really attract many more people. We did to some degree! The reference team...
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