[m-rev.] for review: pure mutable access predicates

Julien Fischer juliensf at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Oct 6 16:39:57 AEST 2005

On Wed, 5 Oct 2005, Julien Fischer wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Oct 2005, Ralph Becket wrote:
> > Julien Fischer, Wednesday,  5 October 2005:
> > >
> > > The mutable still won't necessarily be attached to the IO
> > > state - we still generate the nonpure access preds.  Plus
> > > I don't really like that name.
> >
> > I just think `pure' is the wrong name.  What the extra attribute does is
> > construct an extra pair of pure access predicates that adjust the IO
> > state.  It seems to me that the io state should therefore be mentioned
> > in the new attribute name.  Apart from that I'm not really bothered
> > about what name we pick for it.
> >
> Well, in the absence of any better suggestions we'll go with
> `attach_to_io_state' then.
After some discussion in the office:

	- the attribute name will be `attach_to_io_state'
	- the pure access predicates will be optional

I'll commit the diff after making the change to the name
of the attribute.

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