What is change state?

  • (verb): Undergo a transformation or a change of position or action.
    Synonyms: turn

Some articles on state:

QuickDraw GX - Description - Graphics
... are aware of and responsible for their own state ... Unlike QuickDraw, there is no universal "state", every drawing command can re-construct the state from data stored within it, or various "parent" objects ... Since this state was private, and sent to GX if and when needed, GX theoretically allowed the Mac OS to support protected memory, as state was no longer shared directly between the ...

Famous quotes containing the words state and/or change:

    In time the scouring of wind and rain will wear down the ranges and plane off the region until it has the drab monotony of the older deserts. In the meantime—a two-million-year meantime—travelers may enjoy the cruel beauties of a desert in its youth,....
    —For the State of California, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Jaques. The worst fault you have is to be in love.
    Orlando. ‘Tis a fault I will not change for your best
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    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)