[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0040 Replacing Equal Signs with Colons For Attribute Arguments
stephen.celis at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 17:54:38 CST 2016
I'm in favor of the proposal for the same reasons. One less special case to learn.
> On Mar 2, 2016, at 6:42 PM, Haravikk via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On 2 Mar 2016, at 22:46, Chris Lattner via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> • What is your evaluation of the proposal?
> I’m in favour of this; it’s a simple change, but increases consistency between attributes and functions.
>> • Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a change to Swift?
> While I’d say it’s a fairly minor change, the benefit to consistency is solid for what should be a simple change.
>> • Does this proposal fit well with the feel and direction of Swift?
> Yes. Consistency and clarity are pretty important to Swift.
>> • If you have used other languages or libraries with a similar feature, how do you feel that this proposal compares to those?
> Strangely quite a few languages have unique syntax for attributes, but I don’t feel that it’s been a benefit in any of them, so I’d prefer them to match regular code more closely in Swift.
>> • How much effort did you put into your review? A glance, a quick reading, or an in-depth study?
> Quick re-reading, but it’s a self-explanatory feature.
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