[swift-evolution] Proposal for Replacing Keyword "subscript" with "subs"

David Owens II david at owensd.io
Thu Dec 10 21:23:26 CST 2015

> Avoid abbreviations. Abbreviations, especially non-standard ones, are effectively terms-of-art, because understanding depends on correctly translating them into their non-abbreviated forms

I think the language tries to follow those guidelines as well. Also, “subs” is a very non-standard abbreviation. On the other hand, “init” and “var” are standard and very well known.


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