wow: #curl is moving to a RustTLS backend – initially opt-in, but the plan is to make it the default eventually. https://www.abetterinternet.org/post/memory-safe-curl/
I did *not* see that coming. I thought we might one day get a #rust alternative to curl, but curl itself embracing Rust is quite the vote of confidence.
(imo, more meaningful that FAANG's recent/continuing rust love)
@codesections curl has always been a bit of a kitchen sink so this makes sense imo
It's also kind of weird, considering about half a year ago Daniel said to me, loosely summarised, that he wants nothing but C backends because eventually he may have to maintain them, and only feels comfortable with C for that. It'll be interesting how this pans out longer term.
@codesections I just hope it won't preclude maintaining all the ports to niche OSes that don't have Rust support…
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