<html><head></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space; ">True. Assuming that the spread operator works on any iterable, it is also the same as<div>new Set(...iterable)</div><div><br><div><div>On Feb 13, 2012, at 10:14 , Andrea Giammarchi wrote:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><blockquote type="cite">Set.fromIterable() as factory is basically same as <div><br></div><div>var s = Set.apply(null, ['alpha', 'beta']);</div><div><br></div><div>since as it is for all native functions the constructor is a factory itself and no need to "new"</div>
<div><br></div><div>my 2 cents,</div><div>   br<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Axel Rauschmayer <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:axel@rauschma.de">axel@rauschma.de</a>></span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0.8ex; border-left-width: 1px; border-left-color: rgb(204, 204, 204); border-left-style: solid; padding-left: 1ex; position: static; z-index: auto; "><div style="word-wrap:break-word">My suspicion: All these features make sense for the full-blown collections API, but for sets I’m not sure at which point they wouldn’t be “simple”, any more.<div>
<br></div><div>Oliver Hunt makes a good case: “With the existence of the spread operator I think that there's a good</div><div>argument in favour of the multiple parameters approach.”</div><div><br></div><div>An additional option is to introduce a “static” factory method: Set.fromIterable().</div>
<div><br><div><div class="im"><br><div><div>On Feb 13, 2012, at 4:29 , Michael A. Smith wrote:</div><br><blockquote type="cite"><div>…But we wouldn't want to require the arguments to the set constructor<br>to require instantiation itself/themselves, right? If a set has to be<br>
constructed with an Iterable, and cannot (also) be constructed with<br>individual atoms, then you'll end up with use cases like Set(['foo',<br>'bar', 'baz']), which requires two constructions, one of which is<br>
essentially a waste. If allowing both forms of the constructor is<br>distasteful, then why not just go with the multiple parameters,<br>approach, and implement toSet() as a method on appropriate Iterables?<br><br>-Michael A. Smith<br>
<br>On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 9:29 PM, Erik Arvidsson<br><<a href="mailto:erik.arvidsson@gmail.com" target="_blank">erik.arvidsson@gmail.com</a>> wrote:<br><blockquote type="cite">The default argument should probably just be an iterable.<br>
</blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite">On Feb 12, 2012 4:50 PM, "Oliver Hunt" <<a href="mailto:oliver@apple.com" target="_blank">oliver@apple.com</a>> wrote:<br></blockquote>
<blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">I saw a reference to it being modified to take an array(-like?) as a<br></blockquote></blockquote>
<blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">parameter.  While I can see an argument in favour of a single array argument<br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">I can also see using a set of parameters that initially populate the set.<br>
</blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"> We just shouldn't allow both (and introduce another version of the horror<br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">
that is the Array constructor).<br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">With the existence of the spread operator I think that there's a good<br>
</blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite">argument in favour of the multiple parameters approach.<br></blockquote></blockquote></div></blockquote></div><br></div><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><div>

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right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: medium; "><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">-- </div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">Dr. Axel Rauschmayer</div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><a href="mailto:axel@rauschma.de">axel@rauschma.de</a></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><br></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; "><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">home: <a href="http://rauschma.de">rauschma.de</a></div>twitter: <a href="http://twitter.com/rauschma">twitter.com/rauschma</a></div><div style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; ">blog: <a href="http://2ality.com">2ality.com</a></div></span></div></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></div></span></span>
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