String vs. &str


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Like many here, I am new to rust and just learning my way around the basics. One friction point I have hit is having personal debates over whether to use a String or &str in function signatures. I ran into this post which addresses this dillema and a good way forward!

http://hermanradtke.com/2015/05/06/creating-a-rust-function-that-accepts-string-or-str.html

Enjoy!