Is there any real reason to use "const"?
jj_1337 at live.dk
Tue Jan 25 13:31:43 UTC 2022
On Tuesday, 25 January 2022 at 11:40:18 UTC, rempas wrote:
> On Tuesday, 25 January 2022 at 10:42:35 UTC, bauss wrote:
>> Sure thing but that's not realistic if you work professionally
>> as you might be handed code that 15 other people worked on for
>> a decade before you.
>> You will not be able to reason about the memory properly, in
>> which case if certain variables are marked with const it will
>> tell future people that this is read-only memory.
> Yeah, the problem with me is that I almost thing about the most
> cases when you work alone or with good people but never cases
> like the one you described. The others did an amazing job
> explain that to me. That and the fact that humans do mistakes
> even when they know what they are doing...
Yeah but it's not the norm, especially not for big companies
where many people come and go all the time.
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