const vs immutable

Jesse Phillips jessekphillips+D at
Tue Jan 18 21:11:15 PST 2011

Sean Eskapp Wrote:

> In cases where they are the same, for instance declaring:
> const int x = oldX + 5;
> vs
> immutable int x = oldX + 5;
> Or in non-class, non-array function parameters, does it make a difference
> which is used?

Use immutable, it documents the type better. And const items cannot be used as immutable parameters (value types don't have such restriction).

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