[swift-evolution] [Discussion]: Renaming #line, the line control statement

Erica Sadun erica at ericasadun.com
Mon Feb 8 15:07:07 CST 2016

> On Feb 8, 2016, at 2:05 PM, Kevin Ballard <kevin at sb.org> wrote:
> Where did "make it long" come from? I'm not sure what the benefit is in using a long identifier.
> -Kevin Ballard
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2016, at 10:09 AM, Erica Sadun wrote:
>> Several alternatives were put forward, of which #setline was the most popular. This failed the "make it specific and long" (and presumably avoid future naming conflicts) request. 

From this:

> Using something like this as the grammar structure makes sense to me, but I’d suggest something more specific (and longer) for this, perhaps:
> #setsyntacticsourcelocation
> or something. :-)
> -Chris
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