[swift-evolution] Spread Operator as Shorthand for Map
dennis.s.lysenko at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 10:51:34 CST 2015
Perhaps cars.map(Car.make)? We already have method references, why define a
On Wed, Dec 16, 2015, 11:18 AM Stephen Celis via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Matthew Johnson via swift-evolution <
> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> If we peel off just the contextual shorthand aspect of this proposal you
>> could write:
>> That does seem like a big win if it is feasible (doesn’t introduce
>> ambiguity or cause other significant challenges in implementation).
> The above creates ambiguity if there were a `map` function that takes a
> type with a static member `make`.
> Both create an additional meaning for dot abbreviation, though, which is
> confusing. I think I'm "-1" on this proposal as is. The existing form is
> clearer and relatively short as is.
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