[BULK] [plt-scheme] Is it helpful to flag set!s to variables outside of a define form?

From: Stephen Bloch (sbloch at adelphi.edu)
Date: Mon Apr 20 16:27:16 EDT 2009

On Apr 20, 2009, at 3:22 PM, Grant Rettke wrote:

> It is sort of ironic, in the Java world, that most Java developers
> seem to look down on the idea of "side-effect" free programming, ala
> pure functional programming in Scheme for example. It is ironic for
> two reasons:...

There's a whole section in the Sun Swing tutorials on why immutable  
objects are good for you and how to convert a mutable class into an  
immutable one.

Stephen Bloch
sbloch at adelphi.edu

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