[swift-evolution] [Planning][Request] "constexpr" for Swift 5

Tino Heth 2th at gmx.de
Tue Aug 1 02:03:51 CDT 2017

>> I expect that conforming homogeneous tuples to Collection and enabling subscripting is simply a matter of time.
> I disagree; it seems to me that a homogeneous fixed-size sequence is its own concept, and there isn't any natural link between that concept and that of a tuple.
I'm reliefed to read this response coming from an @apple.com address ;-).
Imho it's a terrible idea two introduce two different kinds of tuples:
Arrays are one of the building blocks of programming, and they deserve being called with their name.
Tuples share more with structs than with arrays.
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