[swift-evolution] Swift Closure still inconsistent -- tuple names need to be in curly brackets, single parameter needs to be in parentheses

Anton Zhilin antonyzhilin at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 16:15:50 CST 2016

2016-12-20 0:59 GMT+03:00 Derrick Ho <wh1pch81n at gmail.com>:

The core team designed swift blocks to range from concise to verbose. Which
> one you use depends on your needs.
> If you want to write parenthesis then by all means write parenthesis; no
> one is stopping you.
> I would rather keep the block syntax as it is so that everyone can choose
> the style that matches their needs.
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 1:52 PM Xiaodi Wu via swift-evolution <
> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> This issue about `numbers in` was raised during review of SE-0066; if I
>> recall, the core team considered and rejected disallowing that syntax in
>> closures. Since we're minimizing source-breaking changes, the issue is
>> settled in my view, having been proposed, commented upon, reviewed, and
>> rejected.
> Ok, I understand, you probably consider the syntax in question { param ->
Int in ... } closer to the short form { param in ... } than to the full
form { (param: Int) -> Int in ... }

So when applying analogy, it makes more sense to allow the omission as in
the short form than to disallow as in the full form. I have to agree. So,
-1 to all points of the OP.
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