[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0176: Remove ownership keyword support in protocols
tony.allevato at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 16:44:36 CDT 2017
On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 1:11 PM Ted Kremenek via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> The review of “SE-0186: Remove ownership keyword support in protocols”
> begins now and runs through September 27.
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+1. Seems pretty straightforward and non-controversial. If the keywords are
not valid, they shouldn't be allowed.
While it's tempting to ask "could these keywords be given their proper
meaning instead of removing them?" the proposal addresses that by pointing
out that it's a much deeper design decision that would require more debate,
and regardless of the outcome of that, misleading keywords shouldn't be
allowed in the interim. Let's fix the immediate bug now and consider the
> * Is the problem being addressed significant enough to warrant a change to
Yes, it prevents people from writing code that doesn't guarantee what they
think it does.
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Read the proposal just now.
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