[swift-evolution] Winding down the Swift 3 release

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Mon May 16 16:07:24 CDT 2016

> On May 16, 2016, at 11:53 AM, Ryan Lovelett <swift-dev at ryan.lovelett.me> wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2016, at 11:18 AM, Chris Lattner via swift-evolution
> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> As we get deeper into the Swift 3 release cycle, we’re beginning to have
>> a more precise understanding about what the release will shape up to be. 
>> Ted posted details of the Swift 3 release process last week
>> (https://swift.org/blog/swift-3-0-release-process/) and I just updated
>> the main swift-evolution README.md file
>> (https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution) with some updated details
>> about the goals of Swift 3.
> I noticed this comment on Hacker News:
> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=11708052
> The comment brought up a question about the "Portability" section
> disappearing from the README. Until reading that comment I had not
> noticed the removal of the goal. But upon examination I would like to
> know what the implication of that removal is.
> Would you mind expanding on the implications of that section
> disappearing? Just an accidental omission? Is portability now considered
> done/achieved? Or are the core team members throwing in the towel on
> that goal? (Perhaps it is some variation on those themes or something
> completely different)

Portability is still a strong goal, I will add it back, thank you for raising this!


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