[Rd] Julia

oliver oliver at first.in-berlin.de
Tue Mar 6 10:11:43 CET 2012

On Tue, Mar 06, 2012 at 12:35:32AM +0000, William Dunlap wrote:
> I find R's (& S+'s & S's) copy-on-write-if-not-copying-would-be-discoverable-
> by-the-uer machanism for giving the allusion of pass-by-value a good way
> to structure the contract between the function writer and the function user.

Can you elaborate more on this,
especially on the ...-...-...-if-not-copying-would-be-discoverable-by-the-uer

What do you mean with discoverability of not-copying?


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