This Week in Rust Docs 2

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This week’s edition was edited by: GuillaumeGomez.

Latest news

Things are moving on: we talked about hosting crates’ documentation directly on an official doc website (the hostname hasn’t been decided yet). It has already been discussed a few times in the past but nothing came out. For now, we’re mostly trying to sort through all of the complexity. A lot of details must be taken in account and it is still at a very early stage of discussion but it started!

The pull request on the new rustc output is finally here (or almost)!

@jonathandturner and @peschkaj are working on a style guide in order to help developers to write better library documentations.

Besides this, @peschkaj investigated the current doc status of the 20 biggest crates (based on number of downloads on Take a look at the report The State of Rust Docs.

Current opened issues

For now, here are the issues opened for Rust documentation:

They both need help to move forward so any contribution is very welcome!

Recent doc contributions

Besides all this, a lot of improvements have been made to rustdoc source code:


Next meeting will be on Wednesday 4th of May 2016 at 20:00 GMT on #rust-docs channel on, feel free to come!

Written on May 1, 2016