[swift-evolution] Dynamic Class/Struct Definition At Run Time

Ted F.A. van Gaalen tedvgiosdev at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 06:23:31 CDT 2016

Hi Jeremy
> On 12 Oct 2016, at 10:52, Jeremy Pereira <jeremy.j.pereira at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 11 Oct 2016, at 14:15, Ted F.A. van Gaalen via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> While Swift is mainly a statically typed language, recompilation or additional 
>> compilation and somehow link it al together is obviously necessary at run time, 
>> each time a dynamic structure is defined. 
>> Because of this, it will most probably have performance drawbacks 
>> at run time
> Not the least of which would be the need to install a Swift compiler toolchain on the target Mac - or iOS device.
Yes that is true. Or at least a smaller more specialized  part of it that can do dynamic additions/plug-in…


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