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Subject: Re: [boost] Survey: What should an immutable byte sequence data structure be named?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-29 05:11:16

At Fri, 28 Jan 2011 16:27:43 -0500,
David Bergman wrote:
> By the way, why can't we use "const_" as the prefix of whatever such
> a type would be called? Would it be too tempting to think "const
> foo" for "cost_foo"? Would that lead developers astray?

Yes. The kind of immutability Dean is proposing is very explicitly
*not* what you get with const.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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