[swift-evolution] [Proposal] Nested extensions

Xiaodi Wu xiaodi.wu at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 22:44:33 CDT 2017


One solution to the problem is to remove the use of access modifiers as a
shorthand in front of extensions. It was proposed, reviewed, and rejected:

The discussion was here:

I tried to follow up with a much milder proposal to change the rules
surrounding access modifiers. It was discussed here:

The PR was here, but rejected for review by the core team:

On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 1:04 PM, Tino Heth <2th at gmx.de> wrote:

> As I've mentioned three or four times already on this list, every time
> this issue is brought up, the rules of access modifiers as revised in
> SE-0025 *cannot accommodate* non-top level extensions.
> Sorry to bother you, but do you have a string to search for, or can
> forward a mail that's part of of one of those threads that haven't been
> allowed to be reviewed?
> Afair, there even was a review for a proposal that wanted to fully revert
> SE-0025, so I wonder why it should be forbidden to question parts of it?
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