[swift-evolution] [Pitch] Adding a Self type name shortcut for static member access

Erica Sadun erica at ericasadun.com
Tue Apr 5 17:21:17 CDT 2016

> On Apr 5, 2016, at 4:17 PM, Timothy Wood <tjw at me.com> wrote:
>> On Apr 5, 2016, at 3:04 PM, Joe Groff via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
>> What you're describing should be spelled `Self`, IMO. I think Tim intended `#Self` to mean the *static* type the code is declared inside (which is the same as Self unless you're in a class).
> Yes, that is what I was aiming for. `#Self` would be a pretty much textual replacement just like #file, etc. That is, I could imaging it being used in a bunch of cases (not useful here, but just intending to enumerate the possible uses I see):

Please check to ensure that the changes I just made match your expectations:

https://gist.github.com/erica/c60c7d51809889f3dfd47cdb482d6227 <https://gist.github.com/erica/c60c7d51809889f3dfd47cdb482d6227>

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