[swift-evolution] [swift-dev] RFC: "Near-miss" checking for defaulted protocol requirements

Jordan Rose jordan_rose at apple.com
Mon Apr 25 17:16:59 CDT 2016

> On Apr 25, 2016, at 13:13, Erica Sadun via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> * I believe "near miss" is less important than "intentional override", requiring a signature of intent as in inheritance. 

This is a bit of a tangent, but as far as I know no one has objected to this. It's just that no one has written up a proposal that includes retroactive modeling.

Having an "intentionally implements a protocol" keyword is good, but doesn't obviate the use for near-miss checking, particularly in migration from Swift 2.2.

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