[swift-evolution] Proposal: Make braces optional much like semicolons.

Bart Whiteley bwhiteley at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 10:44:55 CST 2015

On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 8:17 AM, Amir Michail via swift-evolution
<swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> // braces are optional here but you could still put them in if you want to
> for i in 0..<10
>     for j in 0..<5
>         if i % 2 == 0
>             print(i+j)
>         print(i*j)

-1. Please no. The fact that Swift requires curly braces even in
situations where C does not is a great feature. I still remember the
cheer that erupted from the '14 WWDC crowd when mandatory braces were
announced -- and rightfully so. Many bugs are prevented by mandatory

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