tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Jul 25 20:11:28 CEST 2003
"Michael Muller" <mmuller at enduden.spam.filter.com> wrote in message
news:LvdUa.905$DU.696 at fe12.atl2.webusenet.com...
> Is there currently any plan to introduce static typing in any future
> version of Python? (I'm not entirely sure that "static typing" is
> term: what I'm talking about is the declaration of types for
> parameters and function return values).
> I know there was a "types SIG" which introduced several proposals,
> expired quite a while ago, and I was wondering whether whether some
> consensus has been reached on the subject or if it has just been
AFAIK, There is no consensus and no concrete plans for Python itself.
However, there are various third party efforts. Pyrex is, in part,
Python + type declarations for C compilation. Weave implicitly types
vars as ints or floats. Psyco make declaration unnecessary.
Terry J. Reedy
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