[whatwg] Side effects free scripts

liorean liorean at gmail.com
Tue May 30 15:15:35 PDT 2006

On 29/05/06, Andrew Fedoniouk <news at terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> Axiom:
>   Code which is not altering the state of the world cannot produce anything
>   useful (work) for that world.
> (C:) Mine.

How about something like this?

    <img src="javascript:generateImage(1e6*Math.random()>>0);" alt=""/>

    function generateImage(seed){
        /* use the seed to write generate an XBM image here */
        return image;

That code could be made entirely side effect free, but still useful.
David "liorean" Andersson

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