[swift-evolution] Issues with 0005-Better Translation of Objective-C APIs Into Swift

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Tue Feb 2 14:29:02 CST 2016

on Tue Feb 02 2016, Kevin Schlei <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> I am strongly against the proposed changes to the translation of
> Objective-C APIs. I think the changes promote terseness for terseness sake,
> lose vital context in method names, and are a huge loss pedagogically.
> If you teach programming, you'll know why this line will be a nightmare:
> let content = listItemView.text.trimming(.whitespaceAndNewlines)

I spent many years teaching programming, and It's not obvious to me.
How about spelling it out for the rest of us?


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