[swift-evolution] Winding down the Swift 3 release
clattner at apple.com
Mon May 23 18:21:20 CDT 2016
On May 23, 2016, at 2:17 AM, Jeremy Pereira via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> The collection model, API guidelines and standard library are actually irrelevant to the ABI. The standard library API and the Swift ABI are distinct orthogonal concepts.
I’m not sure what you’re saying. If you change the API shipped by the standard library, it obviously breaks anything that links to it.
The whole point of ABI stability is to not break apps built with old versions of Swift compiler / standard library.
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