[swift-evolution] [Pitch] Allow sub-protocols to define typealiases for protocols' associatedtypes
xiaodi.wu at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 16:34:00 CDT 2016
Wouldn't this be covered under SE-0092?
On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 15:59 Ross O'Brien via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> Given a protocol with an associated type:
> protocol Foo
> associatedtype Bar
> it should be possible to define a protocol conforming to Foo, for which
> Bar can be typealiased:
> protocol IntFoo : Foo
> typealias Bar = Int
> such that all conformers to IntFoo now have an associatedtype Bar being
> Int without having to define it themselves. At present IntFoo cannot
> declare a typealias (as this generates a warning that typealias has been
> deprecated), but can declare an 'associatedtype Bar = Int' which types
> conforming to IntFoo have to repeat to consider it properly declared. This
> re-declaration is redundant.
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