Chapman Flack <> writes:
> In PL/Java's function annotations, 'type' has been used for the
> volatility category:
> @Function(type=IMMUTABLE)
> public static String hello() { return "Hello, world!"; }
> It seems a bit infelicitous because you would probably sooner guess that
> 'type' was telling you something about the function's _data_ type

Yeah ...

> But I've been trying think of something short, clear, preferably
> monosyllabic, less geeky than 'v8y', and I don't have a winner yet.

Instead of thinking about "volatility", maybe something based on
"stability" or "constancy"?  I suppose "const" is too much of a conflict,
but "stable=IMMUTABLE" doesn't seem awful.

                        regards, tom lane

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