[Python-ideas] TypeHinting: From variable name to type
boxed at killingar.net
Mon Oct 22 08:35:40 EDT 2018
> But the critical point here is that we should not add a language feature
> to make up for the limitations of a single IDE. If the free version of
> PyCharm is underpowered, perhaps you ought to try the paid version, or
> another IDE, or submit a feature request to PyCharm, *before* turning to
> the Python language.
Which IDE do you use that is so much greater than PyCharm? I would love to try it!
> Of course I do. It isn't an edge-case, it is representative of the vast
> majority of variable names:
> - "A single variable name is always the same type" is the edge-case.
I strongly disagree. I also wrote a mail with my motivation and context where I asked you to supply your basis for believing this. You have not replied. I think we need to try to understand each others perspective here, but it's really hard to understand yours if you won't give us any information on it.
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