[swift-evolution] Strings in Swift 4

Matthew Johnson matthew at anandabits.com
Wed Feb 1 09:58:35 CST 2017

> On Feb 1, 2017, at 9:52 AM, Nevin Brackett-Rozinsky <nevin.brackettrozinsky at gmail.com> wrote:
> Drafting a proposal sounds like a good idea, to establish all the relevant information in one place. I don’t recall off the top of my head what directions Jaden sketched out, but as long as the proposal hits the high points of the uses and benefits, and summarizes the discussion and alternatives, it should be fine.
> I might suggest using Chris’s terminology of “one-sided range”, because that is both more precise and it renders moot all the “incomplete” vs “infinite” hairsplitting.

I recommend reading through the discussion Xiaodi and I had yesterday, which Jaden chimed in on.  We really do need to make a distinction between incomplete and infinite ranges if we want to support all of the use cases with clean semantics.  This isn’t hair splitting.

> Nevin

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