[Mono-dev] DateTime/DateTimeFormatInfo patch to reduce Clone()

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Wed Dec 6 00:34:26 EST 2006

Mirco Bauer wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 20:09 +0100, Paolo Molaro wrote:
>> On 11/30/06 Atsushi Eno wrote:
>>> I noticed that many string[] properties in DateTimeFormatInfo are
>>> used directly in DateTime. They have to return Clone() which are
>>> not neccessary there.
>> If the arrays are exposed to the user, we should clone them, otherwise
>> the user can change the values in the arrays and break later code.
> *cough* lack of const *cough*
> sorry could not resist :-P

I quite don't understand it - unless you think you can declare
const arrays (which is incorrect).

Atsushi Eno

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