[swift-evolution] Remove (!) logical negation operator
dennis.s.lysenko at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 09:28:10 CST 2015
Ilya, +1. I have seen maybe 3-4 force unwraps in a 20,000 lines-of-swift
codebase. There is no need for them in practice when you use optional
On Wed, Dec 16, 2015, 9:33 AM ilya via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> Well the best way to make sure there is no confusion is to discourage the
> usage of both operators.
> Every time there's an expression that contains an excessive number of !s
> it can be refactored by extracting separate variables, using non forced
> unwrapping, comparing with true and false etc.
> Not sure a syntactic change is warranted.
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 17:04 Yichen Cao via swift-evolution <
> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> Instead, I prefer the force unwrap to be another character other than the
>> negate operator. It makes no sense to have the negation operator be
>> universal and suddenly introduce the force unwrap with the same character.
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