It seems like Rust software is bad

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  • granite-orm

    ORM Model with Adapters for mysql, pg, sqlite in the Crystal Language. (by amberframework)

    The 3 Crystal ORMs I've checked out, Granite, Clear, and Jennifer, are all 10k lines or less. Given Crystal's pragmatism-before-purity philosophy compared to Rust, I'd expect them to be a little briefer, but not that much.

  • diesel

    A safe, extensible ORM and Query Builder for Rust

    Every time I find something written in Rust that's comparable to something in another language, the Rust implementation has drastically more lines of code than I expect given the array of powerful abstractions in Rust. The Diesel ORM, far from feature complete, is nearly 60k lines of Rust.

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  • rage

    A simple, secure and modern file encryption tool (and Rust library) with small explicit keys, no config options, and UNIX-style composability.

    Another example is the Rust versus Go implementation of Age encryption - 2500 to 6000 lines. I think rage has a few more features, but really? Go is a relatively verbose language.

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