[swift-evolution] [pitch] "import" declaration, support for comma-separated modules

Erica Sadun erica at ericasadun.com
Sat Oct 15 20:24:05 CDT 2016

> On Oct 15, 2016, at 6:41 PM, Charles Constant via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> How would we all feel about allowing multiple modules with one import statement? 
> Eg: the option to write
>     import Cocoa, Foo, Bar.Baz  
> in addition to just:
>     import Cocoa   
>     import Foo     
>     import Bar.Baz 
> When I'm writing smaller files that import a few modules, I'd  prefer to lump the imports together like this. Doesn't seem like a feature that would require much effort to implement either.

I'm fine with this. I'd also like `import as` to handle namespacing simplification and conflict resolution

`import Bar.Baz as Bif`

-- E

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