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
... objects 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the words state and/or change:

    If the propositions of this Discourse are tenable, the “state of progressive collapse” is precisely that state in which alone we are warranted in considering All Things.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    The Yuppies are not defectors from revolt, they are a new race, assured, amnestied, exculpated, moving with ease in the world of performance, mentally indifferent to any objective other than that of change and advertising.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)