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by joaocoutinho (Novice)
on Oct 29, 2005 at 10:50 UTC ( #503845=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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[thezip]: There's a word I'm looking for, which describes the (lack of) repeatability of an instruction. Specifically, when a command is run the first time, it succeeds, but then every subsequent execution of the same command results in an identical result...
[thezip]: What is the name of this property?
[marto]: /mewaves
[marto]: /mefails
[thezip]: Duh... I found it. Idempotentcy
[thezip]: howdy marto!

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