[swift-evolution] [Draft proposal] Faster/lower-level external String initialization

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Wed Jan 20 12:23:11 CST 2016

on Fri Jan 15 2016, Zach Waldowski via swift-evolution <swift-evolution-m3FHrko0VLzYtjvyW6yDsg-AT-public.gmane.org> wrote:

> Charles -
> I shared the same concern, and mention them in the proposal. I thought
> `decode(_:as:)` to be too simple to the point of being
> non-descriptive,

The names of methods don't need to be descriptive.  It's the use-sites
(and secondarily, declarations) that need to be clear.  Trying to make
the names of methods descriptive by themselves just hurts readability at
the use-site.


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