[swift-evolution] Swift evolution proposal: introduce typeprivate access control level
"João David (Personal)"
david.joao at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 06:29:38 CST 2016
@Tino: Regarding the following statement - "Even if there was a change of mind, fileprivate is still needed for essential things like implementing Equatable.”
How exactly is that so? Am I missing something?
> > - Typeprivate would allow to abandon the odd fileprivate. Access level would be constrained to swift constructs (structs, classes and extensions) and not to a compiler artifact (file).
> Actually, imho fileprivate isn't odd or "unswift"* — it's one of the three original levels, which all rely on the layout of the filesystem ("same file?" and "same folder/module?").
> Even if there was a change of mind, fileprivate is still needed for essential things like implementing Equatable.
> But I'm not arguing against typeprivate at all (nor against access control in general ;-)
> - Tino
> * I tend not to use attributes like "swifty"… most of the time, it just means "I think this is the right choice"
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