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- Subject: Re: const, was: Re: Lua 5.1.1 has been frozen
- From: Lisa Parratt <lisa@...>
- Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 14:46:19 +0100
Grellier, Thierry wrote:
But, as I said I expect nothing for the interpreter here, so that this const can be viewed as a documentation policy, not as an active principle of the language so that this is absolutely no constraint to use it or not.
I'd say either it should be a true constraint, or left out entirely. To
be simply a documentation tag is asking for trouble and (mis/ab)use.
The horrors of C are not because C is *designed* to be horrible, but
merely a natural consequence of humanities propensity to blow it's own