[swift-evolution] Final by default for classes and methods

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Tue Dec 22 00:54:08 CST 2015

> On Dec 21, 2015, at 10:31 PM, Brent Royal-Gordon <brent at architechies.com> wrote:
>> In my considerable experience with C++, that is not at all where we are today.  Increasingly, C++ is becoming seen as a language for high-performance computing, and people working in that area learn that they don't want to pay for virtual dispatch when they don't have to.  It is true that for some of them, reflexive use of OOP is hard to shake, but they do learn eventually.
> Is Swift's goal to be a perfect language for high-performance computing? 

I don't think I said or suggested anything like that.


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