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Re: Mutable vs immutable strings

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John Porter
July 10, 2002 07:35
Re: Mutable vs immutable strings
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Florian Haeglsperger wrote:
> But isn't this partly addressed with COW?
> . . .
> Thus I don't see a very big performance win in introducing mutable
> strings.

Good point.

But some people maintain that there could be a need for truly
"constant" strings, that should never be modified, and any 
attempt to do so, even under COW, should fail.

John Douglas Porter

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