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From:
Felipe Gasper
Date:
February 24, 2022 15:06
Subject:
Re: trim vs trimmed revisited
Message ID:
D2DA2EDD-24A1-4F37-8547-DF543A358EEF@felipegasper.com

> On Feb 24, 2022, at 06:36, Paul LeoNerd Evans <leonerd@leonerd.org.uk> wrote:
> 
> Given I think we are now all agreed that mutate-in-place is a terrible
> idea, I don't think this naming distinction needs to remain.

What gives you this impression?

The rationale for in-place modification was/is consistency with existing built-ins, esp. chomp. AFAICT that hasn’t changed.

-F

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