[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0148 Generic Subscripts
gwendal.roue at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 05:03:01 CST 2017
> • What is your evaluation of the proposal?
> • Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a change to Swift?
Yes, because library developers are required to declare generic methods, even when a subscript would look and feel more natural at the call site.
> • Does this proposal fit well with the feel and direction of Swift?
Yes, because consistency simplifies the language: there was no good reason for subscripts not te be generic, except implementation details of the Swift compiler.
I'll use the same arguments to support throwing subscripts.
> • If you have used other languages or libraries with a similar feature, how do you feel that this proposal compares to those?
No, I don't.
> • How much effort did you put into your review? A glance, a quick reading, or an in-depth study?
I've been waiting this for years, for the SQLite library http://github.com/groue/GRDB.swift
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