We might as well add the index to the call so elements can be created from 
other lists, etc.

 Array(repeatedlyCalling: { (index:Int) in MyView( forIndex:index ) }, count: 
3) // This might by syntactically correct...



> On Aug 17, 2017, at 9:24 AM, Rob Mayoff via swift-evolution 
> <swift-evolution@swift.org> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 7:04 AM, Robert Bennett via swift-evolution 
> <swift-evolution@swift.org <mailto:swift-evolution@swift.org>> wrote:
> Alternatively, instead of replacing the current definition with an 
> autoclosure version, we could leave the current version in place and add a 
> version taking a function. This could be especially useful when you’ve 
> defined a function like `makeMySpecialKindOfButton() -> UIButton` that does a 
> lot of customization to an object before returning it.
> 
> Array(repeating: { return UIView() }, count: 3)
> and
> Array(repeating: makeMySpecialKindOfButton, count: 3)
> 
> This is still source-breaking, because an array of closures is legal. We need 
> a different name to avoid breaking source:
> 
>     Array(repeatedlyCalling: { UIView() }, count: 3)
>  
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