[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0018 Flexible Memberwise Initialization

Matthew Johnson matthew at anandabits.com
Fri Jan 8 10:19:47 CST 2016

> On Jan 8, 2016, at 10:08 AM, Tal Atlas <me at tal.by> wrote:
> My biggest problem is what does member wise even mean the averts person. And a naked ... Is a spread operator in most languages and doesn't mean anything inherently. 

If you want to bikeshed on the placeholder we use be my guest!  I think a placeholder is necessary and `…` feels best in Swift but wouldn’t be opposed to changing it if you are able to convince most people that you have a better idea.

> I worry about arguing about the specifics because this is way better than the current state but I very much think the details of this proposal are confusing to the average developer and is more restrictive to any future use of the spread operator. 
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 8:25 PM Brent Royal-Gordon via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
> > We will probably have warning flags eventually.
> I don't know what makes you think so. The language has so far carefully avoided this, and we've heard some pretty strong statements from the core team against the idea of compiler flags and incompatible dialects.
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