[swift-evolution] adding Obj-C syntax to Swift?

Félix Cloutier felixcca at yahoo.ca
Mon Jul 11 23:30:13 CDT 2016

I'm personally not in favor of any change for which the main argument seems to be "I like it better this way".


> Le 11 juil. 2016 à 20:00:14, Ford Prefect via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> a écrit :
> Perhaps one of the most disliked aspects of Swift
> is the Rust-like syntax, which requires that each coder resign himself to
> grin-and-bear-it in order to obtain the benefits of Swift.
> Since "the writing is on the wall" that Objective C
> is in its last days at least as far as app writers go
> (maybe within Apple it will endure), is there any
> chance of sweetening the pill a bit by giving us
> back the more readable syntax of Objective C, in particular
> the method call syntax? It just made more sense to
> format a method call like Smalltalk.
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