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A sad day for Rust words.steveklabnik.com/a-sad-d

The author describes a ontroversy over the use of unsafe code in a popular web framework package.

@jmwright Also shows how dependence on just one project is super dangerous.

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Obviously, it doesn't help anyone when a library just straight-up goes unmaintained, but I do find it important that the Rust community rejects libraries with bad code quality. The worst-case scenario for me would be an ecosystem like JS/NPM where dirty hacks get published indistinguishably from the rest.

Maybe a metric on crates.io showing the percentage of unsafe code in a library (with a big, fat disclaimer that this may not mean anything) would help with that.

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