[swift-evolution] [swift-evolution-announce] [Review] SE-0022: Referencing the Objective-C selector of a method

Nick Shelley nickmshelley at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 12:40:26 CST 2016


Over the weekend I converted a `canPerformAction` method for
UIMenuController actions from Objective-C to Swift and was sad that the
compiler was helpful in Objective-C (with @selector syntax) but not in
Swift. Anything that makes code less Stringly typed is a good thing in my

I only did a quick reading of the proposal and didn't follow any discussion

On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Joe Groff <jgroff at apple.com> wrote:

> Hello Swift community,
> The review of “Referencing the Objective-C selector of a method” begins
> now and runs through January 23, 2016. The proposal is available here:
> https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0022-objc-selectors.md
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