[Python-ideas] [Wild Idea] Static Ducks

Masklinn masklinn at masklinn.net
Wed Sep 23 11:04:05 CEST 2009

On 23 Sep 2009, at 06:39 , Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> That said, I think Masklinn is being unreasonable.  Although there
> surely are more folks like him who refuse to accept any notion of
> "strength of typing", I think most people would be in rough agreement
> as to which direction the axis points.
I might very well be unreasonable, but I've seen too many discussions  
of "strong" & "weak" typing degenerate into uselessness (all of them,  
really) to still consider them worth having, or still consider the  
concept of weak/strong typing worth talking about until somebody comes  
up with a precise and formal taxonomy which people will be able to use  
when discussing the matter.

Until then, discussion on the subject will be as enlightening and  
relevant as discussing which of hydrogen plasma and U-235 tastes the  

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