[swift-evolution] [Pitch] Rename protocol<> to Any<>

Colin Barrett colin at springsandstruts.com
Thu May 19 01:33:27 CDT 2016

There's no need for this, that's what I was trying to get across. It's (likely) a special case in the grammar right now. If we eliminate Any<>, from the point of view of syntax, both Any and Any<Foo, Bar> are just a built in  type and normal application of generic arguments (to a built in type).

-Colin (via thumbs)

> On May 19, 2016, at 1:58 AM, Austin Zheng <austinzheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> - 'Any<>' should be allowed. You can currently use 'protocol<>' in your code instead of 'Any'.

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