@notriddle's Rust 2020 wishlist
or, Rust 2021: Integration
This is just a brain dump. Doing all of this is not going to happen, but all of it is stuff I know of that impacts Rust's integration with the rest of the world and eventually becoming Too Big To Fail like C++ is.
Better resources outside the Rust core team's reach
- Improved support for vendored, external, and non-crates.io crates. Some of it is just a matter of documenting the workarounds to allow cargo to use local git repositories in place of networked ones. Some of it is providing official, documented registry software.
- Improved support for third-party discussion and documentation platforms. I love Users and Internals, and I can deal with Discord, but these are platforms specifically for discussing Rust. What we need is greater presence on platforms that are dedicated to problem domains: database courses