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Vassilis Krikonis3,997 Points
Documentation about protocols mentions using "static"...
every time we need to define a property in a protocol. Why is that?
Rodrigo Chousal16,009 Points
What the documentation is talking about is the difference between type and instance properties. When you want a property to be set to some value and to remain that way for every instance that conforms to that protocol (type properties), we use the static prefix.