[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0120: Revise 'partition' Method Signature
dabrahams at apple.com
Tue Jul 12 19:06:44 CDT 2016
on Tue Jul 12 2016, Jacob Bandes-Storch <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> Proposal link:
>> * What is your evaluation of the proposal?
> +1, although I don't think the functions should be marked with
> @discardableResult. The partition method is hardly useful if you don't know
> where the partition index is.
That's a very good point.
>> * Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a
>> change to Swift?
> Somewhat. This API isn't commonly used (I've never used it), but APIs in
> the standard library deserve to make sense and be useful :-)
>> * Does this proposal fit well with the feel and direction of Swift?
> Yes, the new API seems to feel "Swifty", and conform to the API design
>> * If you have used other languages or libraries with a similar
>> feature, how do you feel that this proposal compares to those?
>> * How much effort did you put into your review? A glance, a quick
>> reading, or an in-depth study?
> Brief reading of the proposal and a look at the existing API. I've never
> used this API in Swift.
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