[swift-evolution] Brace syntax
dgregor at apple.com
Sun Dec 20 15:34:20 CST 2015
You're right that this has been requested elsewhere; it's currently on me to get some basic structure for a "commonly requested changes" page into the swift-evolution repo so we can track such things.
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> On Dec 20, 2015, at 12:45 PM, Austin Zheng via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> It's been mentioned in a few other threads, but it would be nice to have a FAQ somewhere listing common things that people are likely to ask for, and what sort of burden of proof they should bring to the table if they want to make a proposal about those things.
> This would prevent us from having perennially recurring (and increasingly useless) discussions, while also leaving the door open for people who really do have groundbreaking new arguments for e.g. whitespace vs braces.
>>> On Dec 20, 2015, at 12:37 PM, Andrey Tarantsov via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>> How can we find out if the core team is willing to consider this?
>> Well, for example:
>>> I do agree that there are some benefits to ditching braces and relying on indentation instead, but there are also downsides. Deviating from the C family in this respect would have to provide *overwhelmingly* large advantages for us to take such a plunge, and they simply don’t exist.
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