[Python-ideas] And now for something completely different

Cliff Wells cliff at develix.com
Thu Sep 18 07:49:24 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 17:36 +1200, Greg Ewing wrote:
> Cliff Wells wrote:
> > I'm reminded that Python 3.0
> > is adding optional static type checking (I believe)
> No, it's not. It's adding a way of attaching arbitary
> annotations to the arguments of a function signature,
> but Python itself places no interpretation on them.

Ah, so mostly for use by docutils/unittest and the like rather than
actual runtime checking.

Makes sense.


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