I’m forking off from the original Non-lexical lifetimes (NLL) working group tracking thread, since a lot of context has changed. The purpose of this particular thread is to call attention to places where you can come and get involved with the NLL effort.
We have our weekly meetings at 15:30 Boston time. They take place on Zulip in the #wg-nll stream. Here we go over the week and highlight areas of focus. Please join us if you can! But if not, I’ll be posting summaries here. You can also look here at the DropBox paper document where we keep our notes.
Level of background required and expectations
We are really trying to push hard on NLL to get it ready to ship ASAP, which means that “latency counts”. We always try to have some level of “mentoring instructions” in the bugs to help you get oriented, but often there isn’t time to make them very detailed – if however you think you have time to dedicate to fixing, please don’t let that stop you! Feel free to drop by Zulip and ask questions or just request more information.
(Pinging on the bug maybe works too, but it’s often hard to keep up with GitHub notifications, so Zulip is better.)