[Nickle] const vs. final

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Fri Aug 20 19:16:55 PDT 2004

Around 16 o'clock on Aug 18, Jamey Sharp wrote:

> The behavior that I want is like Java's 'final'. Assignments to
> uninitialized const values should be allowed. Is there something wrong
> with doing that?

const can only be assigned in their initializer.  Given the flexibilty 
available with nickle initializers, is there some functionality we're 
missing that you need? Your 'enumerate' function seems quite suited to a 


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