[swift-evolution] Proposal: remove "assert" and always use "precondition" instead.
a.michail at me.com
Tue Dec 8 18:00:37 CST 2015
> On Dec 8, 2015, at 6:59 PM, Adrian Kashivskyy <adrian.kashivskyy at me.com> wrote:
> That's a choice I would have to carefully make when designing the behavior. Not all asserts are non-recoverable.
You could have precondition raise an exception so you can catch it if you really want to.
> Pozdrawiam – Regards,
> Adrian Kashivskyy
>> Wiadomość napisana przez Amir Michail <a.michail at me.com <mailto:a.michail at me.com>> w dniu 09.12.2015, o godz. 00:56:
>>> On Dec 8, 2015, at 6:55 PM, Adrian Kashivskyy <adrian.kashivskyy at me.com <mailto:adrian.kashivskyy at me.com>> wrote:
>>> Strong -1, `assert` is a great tool for catching programmer errors in development phase, without compromising the stability in release mode.
>> You would rather have an ill-defined state rather than a crash with a useful bug report?
>>> Pozdrawiam – Regards,
>>> Adrian Kashivskyy
>>>> Wiadomość napisana przez Amir Michail via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> w dniu 09.12.2015, o godz. 00:52:
>>>> Swift is a safe language after all. Moreover, it is all too easy to accidentally type “assert” when you mean “precondition”.
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