[swift-evolution] Proposal SE-0009 Reconsideration

Brent Royal-Gordon brent at architechies.com
Thu May 26 16:05:18 CDT 2016

> * Already very similar notation for enums where you leave off the entity name when it can be implied.

That's the problem. Leading dot already means something—it means "look up a static member of the type we're expecting here". (That's what you're actually doing when you access an "enum case".) It can't mean two different things in the same place.

Brent Royal-Gordon

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