[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0136: Memory Layout of Values

Brandon Knope bknope at me.com
Mon Aug 8 12:29:24 CDT 2016

Just for the record: I like MemoryLayout. 

I just had a mental lapse or something. Hopefully it is just me and not others when they first see the API 😂


> On Aug 8, 2016, at 1:16 PM, Dave Abrahams <dabrahams at apple.com> wrote:
>> on Mon Aug 08 2016, Anton Zhilin <antonyzhilin-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
>> Honestly, I prefer old 'size(of:)' and 'size(ofValue:)' to new
>> 'MemoryLayout'.
>> I actually voted against that proposal. Without it, we wouldn't have
>> problems we have now.
> We'd have different problems:
> https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0101-standardizing-sizeof-naming.md#motivation
> The “problems we have now” come from over-eager removal of
> functionality; they have nothing to do with whether the syntax uses free
> functions or static methods/properties.
>> But it's obvious now that it's just a formality to complete the
>> transition.  Sadly.
> I'm very sorry that you're disappointed in the result, but there *was* a
> review; your preferences might have had an impact, had they been aired
> there.
> -- 
> -Dave

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