Kona [[Getter]] and [[Setter]] descriptions

David-Sarah Hopwood david.hopwood at industrial-designers.co.uk
Sun Nov 16 06:57:32 PST 2008


Peter Michaux wrote:
> Is there any need to discuss state at all when describing getters and
> setters? The motivation for getters and setters may have been to
> affect state, that isn't their only possible use. They are more
> generic than that.
> 
> Would the following be sufficient?
> 
> [[Getter]]  A zero-argument method called each time the property is read.
> 
> [[Setter]]  A one-argument method called each time the property is assigned.

I agree with this argument. These descriptions are simple and sufficiently
general.

-- 
David-Sarah Hopwood


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