[swift-evolution] Require parameter names for ENUM Associated Types?

Karl razielim at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 09:48:32 CST 2016

> On 29 Nov 2016, at 14:55, Adrian Zubarev via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> I’d rather would have the ability of overloading enum cases:
> enum MyEnum {
>     case a
>     case a(Int)
>     case a(label: Int)
>     case a(Double)
> }
> I don’t know how enums work internally, but I spotted a bug recently where the compiler does not allow to declare a function with the same name as an enum case.
> SR–3256 <https://bugs.swift.org/browse/SR-3256>
> I think this is a side effect of this proposal https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0036-enum-dot.md <https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0036-enum-dot.md>

eek… I really would not like that at all.

if case .a(let value) = myEnumValue {
    // what is type(of: value)?

- Karl

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