[swift-evolution] [Re-Review] SE-0104: Protocol-oriented integers

Max Moiseev moiseev at apple.com
Mon Feb 27 13:15:47 CST 2017

> On Feb 25, 2017, at 8:28 AM, Xiaodi Wu via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> I assume that Number being renamed Numeric implies SignedNumber being renamed SignedNumeric?
That is correct.

> On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 09:06 Ben Rimmington via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution at swift.org>> wrote:
> <https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0104-improved-integers.md <https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/blob/master/proposals/0104-improved-integers.md>>
> > On 24 Feb 2017, at 02:05, Ben Cohen wrote:
> >
> > Regarding the “Number” protocol: it was felt this is likely to cause confusion with NSNumber, given the NS-prefix-dropping versions of other Foundation types indicate a value-typed concrete type equivalent, which this won’t be. The recommendation is to use “Numeric" instead.
> Does the `Error` protocol cause confusion with the `NSError` class?
> I think `Number` is better than `Numeric`, because it is consistent with `SignedNumber`.
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