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Re: initial comments

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I'm not sure if this is what's being asked, but I too think of
"immutable" as "cannot change" (which is in line with the English
meaning of the word).


2009/9/16 David Van Horn <dvanhorn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> ChurlSoo Joo wrote:
>> 2009/9/16 Shiro Kawai <shiro@xxxxxxxx <mailto:shiro@xxxxxxxx>>
>> Â ÂYet I still argue "immutable" means "its value never
>> Â Âchanges, no matter what", and it will be incorrect to
>> Â Âuse that term on something that can change.
>> Â ÂHow about "read-only", for example? ÂI think in general
>> Â Â"read-only" means the user can read it but cannot write
>> Â Âto it, though it doesn't exclude the possibility that the
>> Â Âvalue changes.
>> Â Â--shiro
>> I'd like to hear it for my information, and I would listen to what others say.
> I think Shiro's suggestion is a good one.
> David