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Re: the benefits of immutability

Vadim Nasardinov <el-vadimo@comcast.net> writes:
> Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>  > His so-called "reason" doesn't explain why StringBuffer is final,
>  > too, in any case.
> That is correct.  I have not made any comments on why StringBuffer is
> final.  What would be the relevance of such a discussion to the issue
> at hand?

You explicitly claimed that String was final so that strings could be
immutable. You then carefully ignored it when it was pointed out
StringBuffer is final, and yet is mutable.

Perry E. Metzger		perry@piermont.com