[swift-evolution] ed/ing, InPlace, Set/SetAlgebra naming resolution
jtbandes at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 13:28:38 CST 2016
"intersected" sounds okay to me. "unioned" is borderline, and "ored" is not
something I'd want in the standard library. Neither is "oring".
On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 11:25 AM, Erica Sadun <erica at ericasadun.com> wrote:
> I see the -ed versions as short for -edSet, with the Set being implied.
> Under this reasoning, unioned == unionedSet, intersected == intersectedSet,
> thus acting as nouns not verbs, and used for non-mutating application.
> inPlace is only for mutating application. I mildly prefer the shorter
> union to unionInPlace, although I could argue both sides. (The latter is
> clearer but longer, the former is the short verb action that the whole
> guideline thing is supposed to endorse.)
> -- E
> On Feb 11, 2016, at 12:19 PM, Jacob Bandes-Storch <jtbandes at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 11:09 AM, Erica Sadun via swift-evolution <
> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> *Non-Mutating, returning new value*: unioned(with), intersected(with),
>> * *I think the -ing endings sound unnatural, stilted, and
>> unmathematical. *They make me wince.
> So do the -ed versions, IMO. That's why -InPlace is such a convenient
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