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

Austin Zheng austinzheng at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 16:30:07 CDT 2016

Hi Dmitri,

Happy to help with either/both of tests and new collection indices. Just point me in your preferred direction!


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> On Apr 11, 2016, at 11:43 AM, Dave Abrahams <dabrahams at apple.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> -- 
> Dave

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