Bug 32215 - CNContacts_PredicatesExtension may be more properly static methods on CNContact
Summary: CNContacts_PredicatesExtension may be more properly static methods on CNContact
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: XI 8.99 (iOS9 previews)
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-07-21 12:01 UTC by Larry O'Brien
Modified: 2015-07-28 10:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Larry O'Brien 2015-07-21 12:01:18 UTC
It seems that at least some of the CNContacts_PredicateExtensions are just factory methods:

        let predicate: NSPredicate = CNContact.predicateForContactsMatchingName("O'Brien")
        let keysToFetch = [CNContactGivenNameKey, CNContactFamilyNameKey, CNContactRelationsKey]
        let store = CNContactStore()
        let contacts = try store.unifiedContactsMatchingPredicate(predicate, keysToFetch: keysToFetch)

while we have them as extension methods:

        var namePredicate = (new CNContact()).GetPredicateForContacts ("O'Brien");
Comment 1 Sebastien Pouliot 2015-07-21 13:51:18 UTC
It sounds like all static selectors in categories should be handled this way.

We'll discuss this in a future team call 
Comment 2 Sebastien Pouliot 2015-07-28 10:42:36 UTC
Manually fixed in maccore/xcode7 99a500b215916890f53f51230b89428a1b50fc1e

The generator will be updated to issue warnings in such cases, so it will be easier to spot those ugly API.