[swift-evolution] [SE-0011] Re-considering the replacement keyword for "typealias"

Brent Royal-Gordon brent at architechies.com
Sun Dec 20 03:18:21 CST 2015

> Is there a some reason I am missing why *type* or associated* are better keyword fits?

The main reason to use `associated` is because the feature is called an "associated type". If we're willing to rename the feature to "placeholder type", then `placeholder` would be a good keyword.

Brent Royal-Gordon

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