[swift-evolution] Shortcut for creating arrays

Ross O'Brien narrativium+swift at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 09:05:55 CDT 2016

Well, you can do this already:
let words = "rats live on no evil star".componentsSeparatedByString(" ")
so I don't know how much a shortcut is needed.

And given '%w' would currently be impossible in Swift as an operator
containing a letter, is there a Swiftier function name or operator for this?

On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 2:20 PM, Arsen Gasparyan via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> Very often we need to create an array strings. It's a routine task and I
> really like shortcut in Ruby that shortcut makes everyday coding a little
> bit easier and fun:
>    words = %w[rats live on no evil star]
> What do you think about adding something like this in Swift?
> Cheers,
> Arsen
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