[swift-dev] SR-122 / CollectionsMoveIndices.swift Prototype

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Mon Apr 11 13:43:05 CDT 2016

on Mon Apr 11 2016, Dmitri Gribenko <gribozavr-AT-gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 11:07 AM, Dave Abrahams <dabrahams at apple.com> wrote:
>> on Sun Apr 10 2016, Austin Zheng <austinzheng-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm really sorry for dropping the ball and disappearing off the list. I'd like
>>> to help out if I can. I'll check out the current branch tomorrow and see what
>>> the status of the work is, but let me know if everything is done already/there's
>>> something in particular that should be worked on.
>> Dmitri may have other ideas, but one thing we haven't done is to take
>> advantage of the new model by removing references from indices.  I'd
>> like to prove that the new model does what it's supposed to.  You might
>> try simplifying the indices for Set and Dictionary.  It should be
>> possible to represent them as a wrapper around an Int.
> String could also make use of such simplification.
> Another important task is writing tests for new APIs, such as range
> APIs and collection APIs.

This is hugely important, probably more important than what I
suggested.  If Dmitri can use your help, it would be best to work with
him on that.


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