Not logged in
Log in now
Create an account
Subscribe to LWN
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
"As you can guess, constant functions are also pure functions, but pure functions cannot be
Shouldn't it be :
"As you can guess, constant functions are also pure functions, but pure functions can be not
constant functions." ?
Implications of pure and constant functions
Posted Jun 11, 2008 3:00 UTC (Wed) by rriggs (subscriber, #11598)
Try this for clarity: "but not all pure functions are constant functions."
Posted Jun 11, 2008 6:42 UTC (Wed) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Or "functions declared 'const' are implicitly 'pure', but not vice versa."
Copyright © 2013, Eklektix, Inc.
Comments and public postings are copyrighted by their creators.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds