[meta-sig] Re: [Types-sig] The Types-SIG is comatose. Let's retire it.
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Thu, 2 Dec 1999 17:18:07 -0500 (EST)
> Perhaps this proved trying to (optionally) adding TYPEs to python language
> itself to be unpopular. At the start of this list, I suggested to embed
> type hints inside doc string, or some other non-breaking methods which
> only requires python engine implementation changes instead of adding new
> keywords or symbols to the code. Or instead of diving into uncertain
> langauge research, accept and enhance CXX to ease the extension writing,
> which may solve many issues related to the need of TYPED python
Actually, someone suggested encoding type information in docstrings
just recently in the Doc-SIG. See:
Since the decision was to table it for now, I don't think it
warrents keeping alive a dead SIG.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <email@example.com>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives