[swift-evolution] for-else syntax

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Fri Feb 3 12:00:30 CST 2017

on Fri Feb 03 2017, Dimitri Racordon <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> Talking of Python, Swift is not Python and the argument not to
> implement a feature because its semantics conflict with the semantics
> of a similar looking feature in another language is bogus. 

I don't have a anything to say about for-else, but just a comment on the
meta-point of how we evaluate designs: precedent set by other languages
affects learnability, and is one of the criteria we've always considered
when designing Swift.



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