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The current version of pico-args is 0.5.0.

0.4.2 (older version) Rating: Positive Thoroughness: Low Understanding: Low

by Minoru on 2021-07-19

Contains no unsafe and no dependencies other than std, which is good. The code is farly small, about 1KLOC.

Surprisingly complicated for such a small codebase: there are a couple helper functions which are used throughout, and affect the state. I gave up trying to model everything in my head, but what I did understand all looked okay.


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