[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0144: Allow Single Dollar Sign as a Valid Identifier

Georgios Moschovitis george.moschovitis at icloud.com
Sat Oct 15 09:04:56 CDT 2016

> * What is your evaluation of the proposal?


The only use case of ‘$’ would be in short funny swift examples or in a playground, e.g. as a variable for a monetary amount. Similar to the emojis used as variables in the wild.

But then, you could just use the $emoji…

> * Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a change to Swift?


> * Does this proposal fit well with the feel and direction of Swift?


> * 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?

quick read

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