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

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Sat Jul 2 11:35:04 CDT 2016

> On Jul 1, 2016, at 10:28 PM, Brent Royal-Gordon via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> 	https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0115-literal-syntax-protocols.md
> Frankly, every name mentioned in that proposal basically sucks, including the old name, the new name, and all of the alternative names. I'm currently thinking about `WhateverLiteralCandidate`, `WhateverLiteralSyntax`, or `WhateverLiteralCompatible`, but those probably suck too. Kind of depressing, really.
> Maybe we should just get rid of literals and have people write the raw bytes of the instances directly in their source code. That'll work, right?

+1 for removing literals, that would definitely solve this naming problem ;-)


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