[swift-evolution] [Proposal Draft] Flexible memberwise initialization

Howard Lovatt howard.lovatt at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 02:48:07 CST 2016


I agree that this isn’t very productive, so I have in effect taken your suggestion.

I have changed tack and replied to the main review process instead of this thread with a revised suggestion giving examples like you suggest. 


 — Howard.

> On 8 Jan 2016, at 4:31 AM, Tino Heth <2th at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi there!
> I've been thinking about a "contest" for an alternative to memberwise initialization, but I guess the game is over before it began:
> Afaics, Chris basically wrote the proposal himself, so I have little doubt on its acceptance.
> I additionally really dislike the style of the discussion — but that wouldn't stop me continuing it.
> How about you?
> My idea was to write two small examples (one where "our" syntax really shines, and one where the problems of memberwise init are as obvious as possible), ask Matthew to do the same and then let each team express the foreign examples in their own syntax...
> Best regards,
> Tino
> "Programming today is a race between software engineers  
> striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs,  
> and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots.  
> So far, the Universe is winning."

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