[swift-evolution] [Proposal Draft] Literal Syntax Protocols

Matthew Johnson matthew at anandabits.com
Fri Jul 1 16:33:06 CDT 2016

> On Jul 1, 2016, at 3:59 PM, Dmitri Gribenko via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 1:35 PM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution
> <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> I think if `Syntax.IntegerLiteral` is actually unclear then the best
>> cure is `ExpressibleAsIntegerLiteral` (no namespace needed).  None of
>> the other suggestions I've seen describe what the protocol means as well
>> as that.  I've asked Matthew to update the proposal accordingly.
> I also like `ExpressibleAsIntegerLiteral`.  It uses the ~ible/~able
> convention which suggests a capability, and when the name is worded
> like this, it is definitely describing a capability of the type.

I like it quite a bit as well.  It’s the best name anyone has suggested.  

I have updated the proposal to reflect this decision.  Any further comments should be in the context of this new draft.

> Dmitri
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