[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0115: Rename Literal Syntax Protocols

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Sat Jul 2 10:35:46 CDT 2016

on Sat Jul 02 2016, Anton Zhilin <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> -1 from me. I suggest to wait until we get generic protocols
>  in Swift 4, then we can use the following:
> protocol From<T> {
>     init(_ from: T)
> }
> And deprecate all the weird Convertibles.

Even if we could do that, “From” would never be an appropriate name for
the ability to express a type as a particular kind of literal.


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