New Rustacean News: Rust 1.31 and the 2018 Edition, Part I


#1

Yes, this is almost a month late. Yes, it’s 2 parts! But there’s a lot to cover, and December was busy with the new website launch and the holidays!


#2

Note that that’s in-band lifetimes, which didn’t stabilize. Only the impl TheTrait for TheType<'_> form stabilized. More details in https://rust-lang-nursery.github.io/edition-guide/rust-2018/ownership-and-lifetimes/lifetime-elision-in-impl.html or in https://github.com/rust-lang/rust/issues/15872#issuecomment-413080939


#3

Ah. That’s a very subtle difference! Thank you; I’ll add a correction to the show notes!