[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0084: Allow trailing commas in parameter lists and tuples
jgroff at apple.com
Fri May 13 13:19:23 CDT 2016
> On May 13, 2016, at 10:46 AM, Erica Sadun <erica at ericasadun.com> wrote:
>> On May 13, 2016, at 11:29 AM, Joe Groff <jgroff at apple.com> wrote:
>>> On May 13, 2016, at 7:04 AM, Erica Sadun <erica at ericasadun.com> wrote:
>>> On May 12, 2016, at 11:01 PM, Chris Lattner via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>>> On May 12, 2016, at 4:50 PM, Joe Groff <jgroff at apple.com> wrote:
>>>>>> You’re arguing that you want to read Swift code written like this?
>>>>> I wouldn't mind it.
>>>> I personally find that style repulsive :-) and I haven’t seen swift code commonly doing it. I’m not sure that we want to encourage it either.
>>> No. Tell us what you *really* think of the style. Don't hold back.
>>>> If we were really concerned about this, a narrower way to solve the same problem would be to allow a comma before the ), but *only* when there is a newline between them. I still don’t see why we’d want to encourage this though.
>>> I wouldn't object to this restriction. I cannot think of a situation where using ",)" -- that is the comma adjacent to a closing parenthesis -- makes sense for any reason previously enumerated in support of this proposal.
>> I don't see why we need to micromanage the situations where trailing commas are allowed. That's just unnecessarily increasing the fractal complexity of the language. We've delegated other style choices like requiring `self.` or brace formatting to linters; why does this one need to be legislated by the compiler?
> Mostly because I'm trying to play nice and get Chris to reconsider. I'd like to get the feature, I'm willing to compromise on the technicalities.
Sorry, I replied to you, but my comments were more directed toward Chris.
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