[swift-dev] Delaying the enforcement of ".self" out of Swift 3?

Douglas Gregor dgregor at apple.com
Thu Jun 2 15:46:33 CDT 2016

> On Jun 2, 2016, at 1:38 PM, David Sweeris <davesweeris at mac.com> wrote:
>> On Jun 2, 2016, at 3:24 PM, Erica Sadun via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org <mailto:swift-dev at swift.org>> wrote:
>> 3. If it can be fixed, fix it. (It is a bug.) And THEN change the language using the normal SE evolution process.
> I thought “Deferred out of Swift 3” meant that it was accepted, but there isn’t enough time to get it done. 

No, “deferred” means we haven’t made a decision. The core team likes the direction of the proposal—we hope it succeeds—but there is nontrivial implementation work to do before it can be reconsidered and (hopefully) approved.

	- Doug
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