[Python-Dev] Is static typing still optional?

Julien Salort listes at salort.eu
Sun Dec 17 05:11:35 EST 2017

Le 15/12/2017 à 22:14, Paul Moore a écrit :

> Annotations and the annotation syntax are fundamental to the design.
> But that's core Python syntax. But I wouldn't describe types as being
> that significant to the design, it's more "if you supply them we'll
> make use of them".
Naive question from a lurker: does it mean that it works also if one
annotates with something that is not a type, e.g. a comment,

class C:
     a: "This represents the amplitude" = 0.0
     b: "This is an offset" = 0.0

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