[swift-dev] Right list?
max.howell at apple.com
Fri Feb 19 18:50:51 CST 2016
Yes, we should probably take this to swift-build-dev.
> I'd like to add a Package property to namespace packages by origin,
Some namespacing will certainly be required, the sooner the better.
I was hoping to namespace with github username where possible, it’s mxcl’s PromiseKit after all.
> and to add aliases in Swift for renaming imports.
With namespacing we probably wouldn’t need this solution, which would be more ideal, eg:
Now you have two Foo, so any package that uses both must be specific:
Provided they are compiled such that the build system knows the namespaces at all times, we should be good. It’s only the user who doesn’t need to know at all times.
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