[Python-Dev] PEP 484

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Jul 5 01:04:51 EDT 2018

Shawn Chen wrote:
> The PEP 484 is proposing a type hint which can annotate the type of each 
> parameters. How ever code written in this format can not be run for 
> python3.5 and below.

You're a bit late. Parameter annotations have been a part
of the language since at least 3.1. PEP 484 just codifies
a way of using them to represent types.

Also, PEP 484 does specify a way of using comments to
indicate types.


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