[swift-evolution] Visibility into timeline for proposals left in "Awaiting Review" for a while?

Jacob Bandes-Storch jtbandes at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 18:15:12 CDT 2016

In the "schedule" document, this proposal is listed under the section
entitled "Merged proposals that are out of scope for Swift 3.0, but will be
scheduled when it is done".



On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 12:32 PM, Evan Maloney via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Hello,
> Back in April, a proposal PR of mine
> <https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0079-upgrade-self-from-weak-to-strong.md>
>  (SE-0079
> <https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0079-upgrade-self-from-weak-to-strong.md>)
> was merged into master that would make the following code legal when in a
> block where self is weak:
>     guard let self = self else { return }
> and:
>     if let self = self {
>         // ...code...
> Since then, the proposal has been Awaiting Review.
> Because it was a relatively minor and non-controversial change, I had
> assumed it would go through review somewhat quickly. Now we're getting to
> the cutoff for Swift 3 and I'm getting the sense that it will not be
> considered.
> I'm sure I'm not the only proposal author who thinks it would be great to
> have a better sense of the selection criteria for review and some
> visibility into when a given proposal might come up for review.
> I understand how busy the core team is, and therefore I don't mind
> waiting. But if, for example, there is a "review queue", I'm sure the
> community would benefit from knowing what's in the pipeline and what sort
> of proposals are of more immediate interest to the core team. At the very
> least, it would make the waiting easier.
> What do you think?
> And, while I have your attention, is there any chance this proposal can be
> considered in time for Swift 3? ;-)
> Have a good weekend,
> Evan
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