[swift-evolution] [Accepted] SE-0072: Fully eliminate implicit bridging conversions from Swift

Jacob Bandes-Storch jtbandes at gmail.com
Fri May 6 14:21:15 CDT 2016

Does this affect the ability to use "x as? Int" (and similar) when x is an


On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 9:50 PM, Chris Lattner via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Proposal link:
> https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0072-eliminate-implicit-bridging-conversions.md
> Hello Swift Community,
> The review of SE-0072 "Fully eliminate implicit bridging conversions from
> Swift” ran from April 26 ... May 2, 2016. The proposal is *accepted* for
> Swift 3.
> The feedback on this proposal was positive - the benefits of simplifying
> the type system and eliminating surprising behavior from the compiler is
> universally appealing.  However, both the core team and the community
> wanted a better sense of what the impact of the proposal would be in
> practice on real code.  Joe Pamer did some analysis and found out that
> there isn’t a significant impact on the most concerning use case:
> https://lists.swift.org/pipermail/swift-evolution/Week-of-Mon-20160502/016644.html
> Thank you to Joe Pamer for driving the proposal and the implementation
> work for this improvement!
> -Chris
> Review Manager
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