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An example on why not to try to reinvent the wheel, use the power of Swift.
import Foundation
enum FooBar: String, CaseIterable {
case Foo
case Bar
enum BarFoo: CaseIterable {
case Bar
case Foo
var name: String {
switch self {
case .Bar:
return "Bar"
case .Foo:
return "Foo"
let firstList = (0..<10000).compactMap { _ in FooBar.allCases.randomElement() }
let secondList = (0..<10000).compactMap { _ in BarFoo.allCases.randomElement() }
let firstStart = CFAbsoluteTimeGetCurrent()
firstList.forEach { item in
let foo = item.rawValue // Just to access the naming
let firstDiff = CFAbsoluteTimeGetCurrent() - firstStart
print("Using RawRepresentable took \(firstDiff) seconds")
let secondStart = CFAbsoluteTimeGetCurrent()
secondList.forEach { item in
let bar = // Just to access the naming
let secondDiff = CFAbsoluteTimeGetCurrent() - secondStart
print("Using name var took \(secondDiff) seconds")
let comparison = secondDiff - firstDiff
let speed = secondDiff / firstDiff
print("Using RawRepresentable was \(comparison)s faster. In other words \(speed) faster.")
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