Discussion on: When to use weak self and why

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Donny Wals Author

Sounds like a good addition, I didn't add it to avoid confusion (self = self might look weird to folks who are learning about this stuff for the first time). Adding a separate callout might be nice though. Thanks!

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Gualtiero Frigerio

I guess for the purpose of an article strongSelf can be better as self = self may be confusing to some people as you say.
I've used strongSelf and weakSelf many times in Objective-C and I'm glad it is now possible to just use self in Swift now