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[Discuss] swift?

On 06/10/2015 10:30 AM, Eric Chadbourne wrote:
> I?ve only read through the documentation and played a bit with xcode.  Open sourcing it makes it even more attractive to me.
> Anybody drink the cool-aide yet?

Languages and frameworks that are specific to iOS are not interesting to me.

Contrary to everyone talking about M$ imitating Apple, I think what's
happening here is the opposite.  The only reason they'd open source this
is on the hope that someone else will invest in porting it, like what
happened with Mono for .Net.   I just don't see how that isn't
ultimately doomed in the same way Mono always was: by not having the
hooks into critical components that are not being open sourced, the
ports will always be unusable for non-trivial applications that people
actually want to use.


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