[Python-ideas] [Wild Idea] Static Ducks

Mathias Panzenböck grosser.meister.morti at gmx.net
Fri Sep 25 03:31:15 CEST 2009

On 09/25/2009 02:52 AM, Mike Meyer wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Sep 2009 20:06:22 -0400
> Gerald Britton <gerald.britton at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think that the idea that there is a continuum from weak typing to
>> strong typing is useful.
> I think it's fundamentally broken, at least as badly as the notion of
> a political spectrum from liberal to conservative. The problem with
> both of those is that there's more than one axis involved. 

Yes, we learned at the university:
strong <-> weak
static <-> dynamic
complete <-> with holes

However, these axis aren't completely independent. At one slide our professor
showed us a complex diagram of this not really 3D space that included merks for
some languages as examples.


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