[swift-evolution] Epic: Typesafe calculations

Thorsten Seitz tseitz42 at icloud.com
Wed Jan 13 11:53:55 CST 2016

> Am 13.01.2016 um 00:06 schrieb Dave Abrahams <dabrahams at apple.com>:
>> On Jan 7, 2016, at 10:46 AM, Thorsten Seitz <tseitz42 at icloud.com> wrote:
>> Really great to hear that you are planning for Swift to be able to do these kinds of things!
>> I tried to see how far I could get (working from memory of a Haskell library; Boost.Units seems quite similar at first glance), but failed of course because of the missing parameterized recursive typealiases:
> Sadly, the lack of the ability to define a pretty shorthand for quantities is not what stands in the way, fundamentally.

I'm afraid I don't get your meaning here. Would you mind to explain a bit more?

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