[swift-build-dev] [swift-dev] Right list?

Max Howell max.howell at apple.com
Fri Feb 26 18:04:44 CST 2016

> On Feb 26, 2016, at 3:17 PM, Erica Sadun <erica at ericasadun.com> wrote:
> I think names like "Daniel Dunbar's String Extensions" is great when talking in English about a specific extension but I think the actual name should be as simple and elegant as possible without overlapping with built-in keywords.

Yes, indeed, I meant as you think: when talking out loud about things we refer to the package as “Daniel Dunbar’s String Extension”, but in the code we would want:

    import StringExtensions

or in the case of conflict:

    import ddunbar.StringExtensions

> import org.sadun.StringUtilities // I can live with this but I'd rather import with a custom name established in dependencies

Another reason I think to avoid being able to customize the import name is for consistency in the packaging community. We should be trying to establish recognizable names.

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