[swift-evolution] [Pitch] Make the first parameter in a function declaration follow the same rules as the others

Joe Groff jgroff at apple.com
Fri Mar 11 13:27:16 CST 2016

> On Mar 11, 2016, at 11:20 AM, Jordan Rose via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Mar 10, 2016, at 15:34 , Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
>> on Wed Mar 09 2016, Jordan Rose <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
>>> This is my concern too. Our guidelines often lead to the first
>>> parameter having a label, but usually that name isn't the same as the
>>> name of the parameter—one's a preposition, the other's a noun. I'm
>>> pretty sure the common case is still unlabeled. 
>> It's about 50/50 (slight edge to labeled first parameters) in the
>> imported Cocoa APIs.
> If it's easy to get these numbers, how many of the first parameters have the same label as the parameter name?

If you're going to measure that, you should also measure it for second, third, ..., Nth parameters too for comparison.


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