[swift-evolution] access control proposal

Ilya Belenkiy ilya.belenkiy at gmail.com
Sat Dec 12 18:51:04 CST 2015

+1 on both comments.

Ilya Belenkiy
On Sat, Dec 12, 2015 at 6:20 PM Matthew Johnson via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> > I mean, I don't know about you, but I get called in to look at projects
> regularly that have a MainViewController.swift that weighs 10KLOC.  I
> didn't write it.  I didn't make the mess.  I just want tools to help me
> clean it up.  'private' is useless in that context, and it's a (sadly)
> typical context in iOS.
> +1.  Messes like this are all too common in the real world.
> Even worse, they often involve poorly thought out uses of uses of
> inheritance.  We need tools to help clean them up and also a language
> designed to make it more difficult to unintentionally create them in the
> first place.  This is a very non-trivial part of the argument for making
> final the default IMO.
> Matthew
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