[Python-ideas] [Wild Idea] Static Ducks

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 14:27:02 CEST 2009

ilya wrote:
> I tried to read most of the thread, but I'm still not sure about the
> exact meaning of the proposal. Here is how I understand it.
> There are two ways to add strong typing to the language. One is called
> "static typing", and it's done before you generate a bytecode,
> another, "dynamic/run-time typing" is done at run-time.

Python already has strong dynamic typing. strong-vs-weak and
static-vs-dynamic are orthogonal attributes of type systems.


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