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

Kyle Carson kyleacarson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 16:12:00 CST 2015

All of the options I've seen suffer from a common problem:  The order of parameters isn't obvious.  If we use an additional keyword we can have a more readable syntax.

Example using "associate" and "with":

associate *NewType* with *ExistingType*

- Extremely clear, readable
- Relatively short syntax

Possible Negatives:
- May not be easy to Google
- Do multiple keywords fits Swift's general style?

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