Re: Immutability and Python

Discussion in 'Python' started by andrea crotti, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. 2012/10/29 andrea crotti <>:
    >>

    >
    > Well sure but it doesn't modify the first object, just creates a new
    > one. There are in general good reasons to do that, for example I can
    > then compose things nicely:
    >
    > num.increment().increment()
    >
    > or I can parallelize operations safely not caring about the order of
    > operations.
    >
    > But while I do this all the time with more functional languages, I
    > don't tend to do exactly the same in Python, because I have the
    > impression that is not worth, but maybe I'm wrong..



    By the way on this topic there is a great talk by the creator of
    Clojure: http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Value-Values
     
    andrea crotti, Oct 29, 2012
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