Why are strings immutable?
peter at engcorp.com
Sat Aug 21 06:00:59 CEST 2004
Brent W. Hughes wrote:
> I kind of hate to have to convert a string into a list, manipulate it, and
> then convert it back into a string. Why not make strings mutable?
It is unlikely you are doing whatever it is you need to do
in the best way possible if you are converting to a list and
back. What's the use case here? Can you describe what you
need to accomplish without reference to how you think it should
be accomplished? Maybe there's a better way...
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