Is there any real reason to use "const"?

rempas rempas at
Thu Jan 27 06:26:43 UTC 2022

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.

When saying "we would try to avoid working with read-only memory 
and pointers directly", I mean the language I'm going to create. 
So yeah, there will be no code from 10 years ago, I'm pretty sure 

Aside from the joke, I will keep the fact the a lot of people 
will work in the same project so having as many protections as 

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