[swift-evolution] class/struct inner member access scope classifier

Jeremy Pereira jeremy.j.pereira at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 27 11:20:33 CDT 2016

> On 27 Sep 2016, at 14:20, Zach Waldowski via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016, at 01:34 AM, Jeremy Pereira via swift-evolution
> wrote:
>> As for dropping file private, why? You don’t have to use it if you don’t
>> want to, so it’s not hurting you. On the other hand, I can use it when I
>> deem it to be the right thing to do. 
> I'll politely disagree and point out you *must* use fileprivate in order
> to get what it provides. It's unavoidable in that sense.

That’s not the point I was making. It was mooted that fileprivate should be dropped altogether leading to not having any means of specifying file scope at all. I was simply pointing out that people who don’t like file scope already have the option of not using fileprivate. 

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