[webkit-dev] Do we have a style preference about const member functions?

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon May 30 16:08:53 PDT 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:
> Do not use const member functions in *complex classes that do a lot more
> than hold one piece of data*

I'm not sure if the complexity of a class or holding piece of data are
useful criteria.  Looking at DOM or render tree, it seems that we don't want
to use const when *an object constitutes (i.e. object's data members are
essential in creating) a larger data structure such as a tree or a list*.

- Ryosuke
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