"Rust is a wave of the future" utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/blo…
one interesting thing about this post that's been in the back of my head all day
traditionally, systems languages gained prominence because they were the native language of the system. they grew because of people who thought things like this blog post, but the forcing function was "this is the native api for my platform"
this hasn't *really* happened for Rust, yet, that feeling is still there. so, what does this mean?

1. rust is not a systems language
2. that hypothesis is wrong
3. something else?

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