[swift-evolution] Proposal: Allows operator overloads in struct or classes based on return type

David Sweeris davesweeris at mac.com
Sat Dec 10 19:36:44 CST 2016

> On Dec 10, 2016, at 5:29 PM, David Sweeris via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> On Dec 10, 2016, at 4:54 PM, Tommaso Piazza via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have written a small proposal that would allow overloads of operators in structs/classes non only based on the types of the operands but on the return type as well.
>> Please let me know you thoughts,
>> /Tommaso
>> https://github.com/blender/swift-evolution/blob/proposal/overloads-return-type/NNNN-allow-operator-overloads-in-structs-or-classes-based-on-return-type.md <https://github.com/blender/swift-evolution/blob/proposal/overloads-return-type/NNNN-allow-operator-overloads-in-structs-or-classes-based-on-return-type.md>
> That seems like a bug to me… Dunno, maybe it’s intentional and I’m just not aware of the reasoning.

Actually, since the error message correctly parses the code, it probably is intentional… I don’t see the problem, myself, but I guess I’d have to know why it’s considered an error before judging whether I think we should remove the restriction.

- Dave Sweeris
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