[swift-evolution] ed/ing, InPlace, Set/SetAlgebra naming resolution
rparada at mac.com
Fri Feb 12 23:08:42 CST 2016
> On Feb 11, 2016, at 4:27 PM, Rob Mayoff via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Jim Hillhouse via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
> The present participle of 'union' is technically speaking, 'unioning'. But it is not widely used. In fact, in both Pages and Word, 'unioning' is flagged as a misspelling of 'union'.
> Outside of programming, "union" is a noun, not a verb, and "unite" is already a perfectly good verb that means "create the union of". So why not
> func union(with other: Self) -> Self
> func unite(with other: Self)
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