[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0097: Normalizing naming for "negative" attributes

Trent Nadeau tanadeau at gmail.com
Sat May 28 12:18:13 CDT 2016

I agree with Jose. I especially like the idea of making `@noescape` the
default with a new `@escaping` attribute. As I believed was mentioned in an
earlier review, this would also make the proposed `@noescape(once)` just be
`@once`. I'd be happy to write the proposal for that rename.

On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 12:43 PM, Jose Cheyo Jimenez via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> >       * What is your evaluation of the proposal?
> -1.  noreturn is a term of art that is googable, renaming will make it
> obscure imo specially since it is not that common in iOS code.
> If the core team were to keep `noreturn` then `nonscaping` will be weird,
> but then if `noescape` became the default then (the non negative ;-)
> `escaping` would make sense.
> >       * Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a
> change to Swift?
> no.
> >       * Does this proposal fit well with the feel and direction of Swift?
> no.
> >       * If you have used other languages or libraries with a similar
> feature, how do you feel that this proposal compares to those?
> n/a
> >       * How much effort did you put into your review? A glance, a quick
> reading, or an in-depth study?
> read the thread.
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Trent Nadeau
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