[swift-users] Swift and Xcode along with Playgrounds is full of bugs
shyamalc at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 19:34:09 CDT 2016
Here is a forum question that I posted a while back. The latest post says
to file a bug under the bug report. I have had mixed success with the bug
reporter tool from Apple; most of the time, they ask for the system
diagnostics and then, tell you to update your version. Sometimes, they
just close the issue and nothing happens.
Here's the post:
https://forums.developer.apple.com/thread/61953 (Playgrounds error)
I was doing something "simple" in Playgrounds and my version of Playgrounds
doesn't function properly because it is emitting an error when I write
bug-free code. Why is Playgrounds so flaky? Sometimes, it shows the
output on the right side; sometime, it doesn't.
shyamalc at gmail.com
On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 7:02 PM, Chris Lattner <clattner at apple.com> wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2016, at 3:03 PM, Shyamal Chandra via swift-users <
> swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> > Hope you are doing well!
> > Swift is very volatile language that keeps on changing with every new
> version of Xcode. When you are trying to run old code with different
> syntax, you run into problems because the code is no longer compatible.
> Instead of moving onto Swift 3, 4, and 5 (with different syntax), why don't
> you standardize the library and language operations and functions for the
> different package and frameworks included with Xcode
> The subject line of this message seems like it is intended to be
> provocative, not helpful.
> Despite that, you’ll be happy to know that the goal of Swift 4 is to be
> source compatible with Swift 3, so the concerns that you are complaining
> about are historic, not future problems.
> > because I have already submitted multiple bugs to the bug report that
> are with the official release of Xcode and I am very disappointed with the
> software quality.
> I don’t see any radars filed by you in the system, but perhaps they are
> just under a different name. In any case, thank you for filing bugs, we do
> read and care about them! Please send me the radar numbers (off list if
> you prefer) and I’ll take a look.
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