[swift-evolution] [Idea] Passing an Array to Variadic Functions

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Thu Apr 21 13:52:52 CDT 2016

on Thu Apr 21 2016, Jeremy Pereira <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

>> On 20 Apr 2016, at 19:24, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> on Wed Apr 20 2016, Tino Heth <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>> Increment/decrement operators, currying, tuple splat and even the
>>> C-style for loop have already been deprecated, and although I would
>>> have preferred to keep some of those constructs, I think it is good
>>> how progressive Swift is pushed forward ("would we add this feature
>>> now if it wasn't already there?").
>> We're in a stage of Swift's development where we can ask this question
>> fairly freely,
> I think we are already past that stage, whether we like it or
> not. There is already quite a lot of Swift code in “production” and
> some people in the wider community are already resenting some of the
> removals.

That may be so, but we are explicitly giving ourselves license to ask
these kinds of questions now because we expect it to become much harder
in the future.


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