[swift-evolution] [swift-evolution-announce] [Review] Require self for accessing instance members

Tracy Keeling tracer.eraser at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 12:12:45 CST 2015

I just want to throw in a +1 for making self mandatory.  It is very
confusing for it to be optional.

As far as the discussion on warning against shadowed variables.... I think
the warning is useful outside of constructors, but I am more ambivalent on

On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Douglas Gregor <dgregor at apple.com> wrote:

> Hello Swift community,
> The review of “Require self for accessing instance members” begins now and
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