[Python-ideas] Runtime types vs static types

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Jul 2 19:04:58 EDT 2017

Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I think that we should assume that 
> def func(x:Spam()):
>     ...
> will always look up and call Spam when the function is defined.

Personally I think we should be moving towards not even
guaranteeing that. Then we would have a chance of some
day ending up with a static typing mechanism that's
sanely designed and truly fit for purpose.


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