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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-20 07:42:56

At 02:13 AM 10/20/2003, Pavol Droba wrote:

>In case that these arguments are not convincing enough, I would vote
>_inplace to mutating variants, and removing _copy. But keep in mind, that
>such a convention would lead unexperienced programmers to use less
>efficient variants of algorithms.

With inexperienced programmers, my concern is reducing the chance of error,
not a concern over efficiency.

A concern over efficiency would arise if experienced programmers were
prevented from using efficient solutions.


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