[Types-sig] const (was: PyDL RFC 0.02)

Greg Stein gstein@lyra.org
Mon, 27 Dec 1999 12:34:18 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 27 Dec 1999, Paul Prescod wrote:
> scott wrote:
> > Any pointers to this discussion?
> I don't have any. I think we just said: "we'll figure out const later."
> There may not have been a big discussion.

Paul's right, and I'm senile :-)

The only discussion of "const" that I found is in Paul's own email at:


I must be thinking of another concept that was raised and subsequently


p.s. I'd recommend assignment enforcement over the notion of const; the
     former seems to be more easily enforcable at runtime.

Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/