UITableView.register(_:forHeaderFooterViewReuseIdentifier:) documentation lacks UITableViewHeaderFooterView description

Number:rdar://35222330 Date Originated:2017-10-27
Status:Closed Resolved:2017-11-29
Product:UIKit Documentation Product Version:
Classification: Reproducible:
The documentation for UITableView's `register(_:forHeaderFooterViewReuseIdentifier:)` method lacks any information that the given class should be a subclass of UITableViewHeaderFooterView.

This is particularly worrisome because the method throws an exception without any description if a class that does not inherit from UITableViewHeaderFooterView is sent as a parameter.

Ideally, it would be interesting for this method to be generic in Swift, however, understanding that support to Objective-C legacy code is required, this should be disclosed in the method's documentation.


Apple Developer Relations

Please verify here: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/uikit/uitableview/1614964-registerclass and https://developer.apple.com/documentation/uikit/uitableview/1614888-registerclass

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