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



On Aug 08, 2017, at 12:35 PM, Jeff Szuhay <[email protected]> wrote:

On Aug 8, 2017, at 10:12 AM, Steve Mills <[email protected]> wrote:
It's a term that's part of the language, so use it. I know what language I'm typing in,
so I'm not going to confuse [NSThing new] with "new CPlusPlusClass". Even if I
did lose my mind and not understand what I'm typing, the compiler would point out my
mistake.

Completely agree.

With me or with the message I replied to, but you didn't quote?
 
When I see [foo new] I think C++.

Why? That's not C++ syntax.
 
I recently had a case where I needed alloc alone and init’ed the object later. 

Yes, and that's not a place where you'd use new, obviously. new is a handy
shortcut, not a replacement for all version of alloc/init*.

Sent from iCloud's ridiculous UI, so, sorry about the formatting

 
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