[swift-evolution] Reconsidering SE-0003 Removing var from Function Parameters and Pattern Matching
Quinn "The Eskimo!"
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Mon Jan 25 03:54:46 CST 2016
On 25 Jan 2016, at 03:25, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> On 25 Jan 2016, at 01:44, Charles Srstka via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> But that’s not what assigning something to a var means in any other context. Why should it be any different here?
> I made the same argument myself, but you can't argue with empirical
> evidence: some people have been tripped up by this anyway.
One explanation might be that these folks have a Pascal heritage, where "var" is (roughly) equivalent to Swift's "inout".
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