Will Rust update its release cycle to 4 weeks to match Firefox?

I think I remember rust originally having a 6-weeks release cycle to match firefox.

Now that Firefox is on a 4-weeks cycle, is there any plan to change that?

This was briefly discussed on discord #release, but we have no such plans.

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As it is, since 3 * 4 = 2 * 6, Rust release cycles will synchronize with Firefox release cycles every second Rust release. 12 weeks from Nightly to Stable is quite rapid; there's no need to decrease the amount of testing that occurs during such progressions by reducing the interval to 8 weeks.

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Even if Firefox uses rust components, there's no need to fully lock down releases for both.

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This is good. It means that any Rust crate used in Firefox will ensure it supports at least two releases of Rust back.