[Python-ideas] The case against static type checking, in detail (long)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 27 03:32:08 CEST 2007

Tony Lownds wrote:

> Thats like saying stairs should not have rails because thinking about  
> where
> to put your hand gets in the way of thinking about where to put your  
> feet!

Instead of rails, Python stairs have bouncy cushions
along the sides and at the bottom to catch you gently
if you happen to fall, rather than burden you with
having to hold on every time you use the stairs,
even though on most occasions you don't fall.

Also it provides a lot more escalators.


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