[swift-evolution] Better syntax for deferred?

Maury Markowitz maury.markowitz at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 12:29:18 CST 2016

> On Jan 2, 2016, at 12:56 PM, Tim Hawkins <tim.thawkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> Again my 2 cents
> Other languages use "deffer", and have very simular semantics

No, they don't. With the exception of "Go", I'm unfamiliar with any other language that implements this feature *in this fashion*.

> there is no benifit gained from being different, and it makes peoples task of transfering from other systems easier.

Precisely why I make this suggestion. Swift is the oddball here, using something that is decidedly non-standard as well as confusing. Why not use a solution that is widely used and better?

> What is there works just fine and achives the result it was designed to do. Why do we need to change it?

The same could be said for Obj-C, yet here we are.

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