[Development] QUIP 6: removing top-level const from return types

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Tue May 23 07:26:38 CEST 2017

On Tuesday 23 May 2017 00:48:53 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Then we are right now concluding this kind of change should not be in that 
> part of the QUIP.

The QUIP gives an _algorithm_ to categorise SiCs, it's not a listing. There's 
a list, yes. It's called _examples_.

> if there's a chance of existing code breaking

How can removing top-level const from a return type "break" existing code any 
more than adding a function overload?


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