[swift-evolution] Trial balloon: conforming sizeof, sizeofValue, etc. to naming guidelines
dabrahams at apple.com
Mon May 2 15:10:15 CDT 2016
on Mon May 02 2016, Joe Groff <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On May 2, 2016, at 9:46 AM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> on Sun May 01 2016, Xiaodi Wu <xiaodi.wu-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
>>> It's a bad habit of mine, I guess, to err on the side of suggesting conservative
>>> changes on the assumption that it'll be maximally acceptable. If there's
>>> appetite for a more serious renaming, and as you say these are considered
>>> relatively rarely used, then it's a world of possibility!
>>> We could do as Shawn suggested and follow precedent in some other languages by
>>> moving these functions out of the global scope. Perhaps these will meet with
>>> some satisfaction:
>> I'd rather have
> This would be a legit use for 'extension Any'. IMO it'd be even better
> as just T.size, T.alignment, T.spacing.
I very much disagree. I don't want to see Array(1..<100).size == 24.
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