[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0006 Apply API Guidelines to the Standard Library
dabrahams at apple.com
Sat Jan 30 22:32:51 CST 2016
on Fri Jan 29 2016, Brent Royal-Gordon <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> Count me among those who liked the ‘Type’ suffix for protocols though.
> I wonder if we can't change it to a -`like` suffix. Applying that to 2.1 stdlib gives you:
> Not all of these are perfect, but in some cases that's because they
> should arguably be -able protocols (BitwiseOperationsType ->
This is interesting, but the word "like" really weakens the semantic
implications of the protocol, which as I mentioned to Erica is really
important. The Index of my Dictionary isn't just "like" a forward
index, it *is-a* forward index.
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