[swift-evolution] Keyword Discoverability
howard.lovatt at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 14:52:56 CST 2016
I would prefer library functions rather than language constructs, basically if in doubt but it in the library rather than a language construct. Library functions are much easier to discover and document.
> On 4 Jan 2016, at 9:43 PM, John Joyce via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> Hello all
> It feels like Swift has some risk of going the direction of C++ at times. By that I mean complexity creep.
> Increasingly nuanced scoping results in more keywords and constructs.
> Useful and good but increasingly complex and steepening learning curve.
> I'd like to kick off discussion of ways to increase discoverability.
> One thought is tools.
> In thinking about contextual completions like Xcode's Open Quickly or the universal field thing in Sublime, it sure seems like some way to invoke a list of keywords and constructs available-in-the-current-scope would be helpful.
> Thoughts ?
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