[swift-evolution] [Review] Add a Lazy flatMap for Sequences of Optionals

Dmitri Gribenko gribozavr at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 20:37:11 CST 2015

On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 6:29 PM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> I’d like to suggest a different implementation approach that not only
> handles the bidirectional issue but also probably reduces the amount of
> code involved: create a generic CollectionOfZeroOrOne<T> that wraps a T?,
> and implement the x.flatmap(f) where f returns an optional as x.flatmap {
> CollectionOfZeroOrOne(f($0)) }

What's the advantage?  Why would we want to have a type that is isomorphic
to Optional, except that conforms to CollectionType?


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