[swift-evolution] Proposal: Rewrite Swift compiler in swift to get ideas for further language evolution.

Amir Michail a.michail at me.com
Sat Dec 19 18:32:05 CST 2015

> On Dec 19, 2015, at 7:21 PM, Colin Barrett <colin at springsandstruts.com> wrote:
> I’d recommend you read http://tratt.net/laurie/blog/entries/the_bootstrapped_compiler_and_the_damage_done <http://tratt.net/laurie/blog/entries/the_bootstrapped_compiler_and_the_damage_done>, which has a number of rebuttals to what you’ve said below.

That’s an interesting article but it doesn’t address the issue of whether compiler code is more like normal programming than compiler standard library code.

>> On Dec 19, 2015, at 4:41 PM, Amir Michail via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
>> Compiler code is probably more typical of what most programmers write than library code and so would be ideal for suggesting further language evolution ideas.
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