Subject: Re: Is "-init" really needed?

> On Aug 8, 2017, at 05:13, Uli Kusterer <[email protected]> wrote:
> Apple have gone back and forth on this AFAIR. +new was actually the
> pre-retain/release way to create an object. So it has been discouraged since
> ... OpenStep, I think? But it was never formally deprecated, and I'm seeing
> it used more and more in ARC code these days.

Discouraged? Where? I have never seen proof of that. It's equivalent to
alloc/init, so why would it be discouraged?

Steve via iPad


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