[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0113: Add integral rounding functions to FloatingPoint
shawnce at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 10:49:56 CDT 2016
Note under the latest floating point and integer protocol proposals the
operators you outlined are basically overlays of the protocol functions
even abs is replaced with magnitude on a protocol. Sorry not in a situation
to link out to the proposals.
On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 7:51 AM Brad Hilton via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> > What is your evaluation of the proposal?
> I think it’s good to have this functionality in the standard library, but
> it seems a bit inconsistent with other Swift math operators which are
> declared as global functions such as abs, max, +, -, /, *, %, etc.
> > Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a change to
> Yes, I believe that it would be useful to have these methods.
> > Does this proposal fit well with the feel and direction of Swift?
> As I mentioned before, it seems to be a departure from Swift’s other math
> operators. I think global functions such as floor(), ceil() and round()
> would be more consistent.
> > Hello Swift community,
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> FloatingPoint" begins now and runs through July 5. The proposal is
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