[swift-dev] [stdlib] Array.description calls debugDescription on its contents

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Sat Dec 12 14:41:32 CST 2015

Sent from my moss-covered three-handled family gradunza

> On Dec 12, 2015, at 9:09 AM, Brent Royal-Gordon via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> It would similarly be nice if String.init(_: Any) were instead String.init(_: CustomStringConvertible), and passing something to it that wasn’t convertible was an error.

Why would that be nice?  It is an explicit goal that every type can be represented as a string, whatever its conformance a, FWIW

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