[swift-evolution] [Pitch] Change the endIndex value for closed Ranges and Collections

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Thu Mar 24 19:16:46 CDT 2016

on Thu Mar 24 2016, Howard Lovatt <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Not sure what you are saying?
>     for index in empty.indices {
>           // never executed
>     }
> Would still work.

Not every algorithm is based on a linear traversal (e.g. binary search,
sort, etc.)  For those you really need to access startIndex and endIndex


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