[swift-evolution] [Review #2] SE-0089: Renaming String.init<T>(_: T)

Patrick Smith pgwsmith at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 00:16:06 CDT 2016

The issue I think is that it would open up serialisation for all sorts of formats, which is a much larger problem in itself, whereas this can just focus on a user-defined ‘lossless’ string.


> On 5 Jun 2016, at 1:25 PM, David Sweeris via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Jun 4, 2016, at 15:46, Jacob Bandes-Storch via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>  - The "lossless" protocol will be a welcome addition for serialization/deserialization code, and it makes the replacement init(_:) API very clear in its behavior.
> Speaking of which, would "Serializable" be a better name for the protocol? I don't recall whether anyone's already asked.
> - Dave Sweeris
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