[swift-evolution] Allowing Characters for use as Custom Operators

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Sat Jan 9 19:23:47 CST 2016

> On Jan 9, 2016, at 11:56 AM, Dennis Lysenko <dennis.s.lysenko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Chris, hmm... Can you really say that this is the only problem that would warrant infix functions? To say what you just seemingly implies that you believe the use cases outlined here are the only reason one would want infix operators, and that the use cases outlined here don't warrant infix functions.
> I'm sure there are plenty more reasons for implementing infix functions and I think it would be reactionary to effectively discourage their consideration on the basis of one tangentially related email chain.
I’m saying that I cannot personally imagine a use-case compelling enough to make the language more complicated for (including the ones listed on the thread).  If you can, please share them and we can discuss it.

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