Worst rr cruft / development taxes

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Thu Jul 24 20:49:33 PDT 2014

On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Chris Jones <jones.chris.g at gmail.com>

> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>
> wrote:
>> * I know you like the pattern where a private member foo is accessed via
>> a getter method "foo_type& foo()" but I don't :-).
> When I want to trigger side effects on setting foo, I
> ​agree with a separate setter, but otherwise I don't like the extra
> boilerplate (part of that may be Java PTSD) and sometimes like to know that
> no side effects are involved.

The problem is that if at some future point you decide that side effects on
setting are needed after all, with "foo_type& foo()" you have to change the
API and modify client code. It's not better than just exposing the field
directly IMHO. I blame the PTSD :-).

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