[swift-users] Justification for Swift Design Decisions?

Michael Rogers mprogers at mac.com
Tue Oct 31 15:45:38 CDT 2017

> On Oct 31, 2017, at 3:39 PM, Austin Zheng <austinzheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> To expand on this, most (if not all) the proposals in the list of proposals on GitHub (https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/tree/master/proposals <https://github.com/apple/swift-evolution/tree/master/proposals>) have a "Rationale" link to a mailing list archive post by one of the Swift core team members explaining why a certain decision was reached. Those are probably worth looking through. Some of the simpler and less controversial proposals have almost no explanation, but the larger and controversial proposals have extensively written-up rationale posts.

This is perfect, thank you! And it is comforting to see that so much thought went into these decisions ...

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