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

James Campbell james at supmenow.com
Wed Dec 23 14:42:56 CST 2015

The thing is associated type means nothing to me, it's too technical. Placeholder type I think would be better even if it's only what we called it in the documentation 

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> On 23 Dec 2015, at 20:35, Chris Lattner via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Dec 23, 2015, at 9:59 AM, Erica Sadun <erica at ericasadun.com> wrote:
>> And what are your feelings about: typestandin, typeplaceholder, or adoptedtype? How would you describe the functionality of these members if you weren't looking for a keyword?
> These don’t really speak to me, just because they aren’t the terminology that people use to refer to these.  “standin” and “placeholder” are also pretty vacuous.
> -Chris
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