[swift-evolution] [Pitch] #warning

Shawn Erickson shawnce at gmail.com
Mon May 30 10:28:26 CDT 2016

On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 3:49 PM Leonardo Pessoa via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Tools like SonarQube can raise a "warning" for comments started with
> "TODO:" or "FIXME:". Wouldn't it be more interesting if those could be
> presented as warnings instead of using #warning? And this could be an
> optional setting as commented would not influence compilation.

It seems wise to me to have the concept of todo, fixme, etc. formalized in
the language so that source kit, the swift compiler, and things like Xcode
would have a well defined thing to look for and extract information from.

I support this proposal and hope it can cover these typical use cases.

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