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Eleventh Hour Swift 3 Reviews

Erica Sadun:

It’s crunch time. Several reviews are running concurrently for just a couple of days. All breaking changes must wrap up in the next week and Swift 4 design starts on 8/1.

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In contrast, SE-0132 is huge. It really deserves more time, attention, and consideration than the Apple-imposed deadline will allow. Brent’s done a lot of work on perfecting this. If time permitted, it would have benefited from a few more weeks of discussion and revision.

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Swift 3’s timeline concerns me. It will be ready for GM release along with Xcode 8 and iOS 10. I, personally, would prefer Swift 3 to be delayed six months or more to get it right the first time.

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