[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0039 Modernizing Playground Literals

Антон Жилин antonyzhilin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 04:38:06 CST 2016

>* • What is your evaluation of the proposal?*


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

I consider the current syntax to be one of the most horrible syntactic
quirks in current Swift. It should be deprecated ASAP.

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

Absolutely: unification, consistency, all that.

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

No, but I guess current syntax in used in no other language.

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

A quick reading.

I also have questions to the suggested syntax, but I will resist. If
it is possible to push this to Swift 2.2, we should do so. If not,
then it's still a step in the right direction. Definitely a +1 from
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