[swift-evolution] SE-0025: Scoped Access Level (DECISION)

Ilya Belenkiy ilya.belenkiy at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 16:07:37 CDT 2016

Great! Glad that we have a decision.

On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 4:34 PM Chris Lattner via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> On Mar 30, 2016, at 9:22 PM, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> wrote:
> >
> > I’ve seen a number of concerns on this list about moduleprivate, and how
> it penalizes folks who want to explicitly write their access control.  I’ve
> come to think that there is yes-another possible path forward here (which I
> haven’t seen mentioned so far):
> >
> > public
> > internal
> > fileprivate
> > private
> Hi Everyone,
> Thank you for all of the input.  I know that this was a highly contentious
> topic, that it is impossible to make everyone happy.  Getting the different
> inputs and perspectives has been very very useful.
> The core team met to discuss this, and settled on the list above:
> public/internal/fileprivate/private.  This preserves the benefit of the
> “fileprivate” concept that we have today in Swift, while aligning the
> “private” keyword with common expectations of people coming to Swift. This
> also makes “private" the "safe default” for cases where you don’t think
> about which one you want to use, and this schema will cause minimal churn
> for existing Swift code.
> Thank you again for all of the input and discussion!
> -Chris
> btw, to be clear, this is *not* an April 1 joke.
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