[swift-evolution] Philosophy of Swift

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Thu Jun 9 11:56:26 CDT 2016

on Wed Jun 08 2016, Brent Royal-Gordon <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Ack, hit Send while I was still typing.
>> Swift does not believe in the no-win scenario. It does not assume
> that strong typing must be cumbersome, that memory-safe code must be
> slow, or that a language must choose whether to be high-level or
> low-level. If two things are desirable, it doesn't just balance them
> against each other; it finds a way to get more of both than you would
> have thought possible, usually through careful design and
> compile-time logic.

Rather grand and inspiring indeed!


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