Call By Value

A ParameterPassing mode where the actual parameter is copied into the formal parameter at the point of function invocation (for example, implemented by copying into an agreed-upon register or location on the program stack).

Has the following attributes and consequences:

CallByValue refers to ParameterPassing modes with the above semantics, even if implemented differently under the hood.


See ParameterPassing, CallByReference, ExplicitLazyProgramming, CallByThunk
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