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From: Jaap Suter (J.Suter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-02 01:37:27

> your solution will cause more confusion, AFAICT. When you see:
> foo(a, b, c)
> Are you 100% sure, without looking at the docs or the API, that
> a, b or c is not modified?

But if you see

    foo( out( a ), b, in_out( c ) )

you can be fairly sure that a and c might change, and be somewhat sure that
a doesn't have to be initalized, c has to, and b won't change (since the
above demonstrates that the implementer put some thought in it). That can
still be useful information.

Unless I'm missing something.


Jaap Suter

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