Redundant conformance constraint - wrong warning in Xcode Version 10.0 (10A255)

protocol ToTableRow {
    associatedtype TableRow: IsTableRow
    func toTableRow() -> TableRow
protocol IsTableRow {
    associatedtype Model

// Removing the where clause will cause the code to no longer compile
class TableVM<Model: ToTableRow, TableRow: IsTableRow> where TableRow == Model.TableRow {
    var model: [Model]
    var tableRows: [TableRow]

    init(model: [Model]) {
        self.model = model
        self.tableRows ={ $0.toTableRow() })

Xcode tells me: Redundant conformance constraint 'TableRow': 'IsTableRow'

Reality: definitely not redundant :)

edit: I've come to realize it's telling me I can remove : IsTableRow from TableRow, because the where clause makes it redundant I suppose. I don't know that that's good however - because then it is no longer clear that TableRow is constrained in any way, without looking at the implementation of the ToTableRow protocol

I’ve moved this topic to the Using Swift category, since it didn’t belong in Compiler Development.

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Regarding your code, you don’t need two generic parameters on the class, only one:

class TableVM<Model: ToTableRow> {
  var model: [Model]
  var tableRows: [Model.TableRow]

If you want the shorthand of writing TableRow instead of Model.TableRow you can simply define a typealias in the class.

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I was surprised to find your version compiling - it only works when there is a unique TableRow, for a Model.