[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0040 Replacing Equal Signs with Colons For Attribute Arguments

David Hart david at hartbit.com
Thu Mar 3 01:18:11 CST 2016

> On 02 Mar 2016, at 23:46, Chris Lattner via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> 	• What is your evaluation of the proposal?

The proposal makes sense and fixes one small inconsistency in the language.

> 	• Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a change to Swift?

The problem is not significant, but the change is also not significant so I still think it’s worth it.

> 	• Does this proposal fit well with the feel and direction of Swift?

Yes, it fits with the continued goal of simplification and consistency.

> 	• If you have used other languages or libraries with a similar feature, how do you feel that this proposal compares to those?

C#’s attributes also use the syntax of function calls for parameters.

> 	• How much effort did you put into your review? A glance, a quick reading, or an in-depth study?

A detailed read as well as following the initial discussion.
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