> On Jan 9, 2018, at 8:16 AM, Zach Waldowski via swift-evolution 
> <swift-evolution@swift.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure a valid use case by a third party makes it hold its weight for 
> inclusion in the stdlib. Reproducing its feature set is extremely trivial, 
> and would probably allow you to hint the implementation details better for 
> your use case.

Right.  The functionality can be moved out to a third party package outside the 
stdlib, or copied directly into a project that needs it (worse case).  We’re 
not removing the ability for Swift code to do this, just talking about removing 
it from the swift standard library (which has a very high bar for 


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