Typing system vs. Java

Courageous jkraska1 at san.rr.com
Sat Aug 4 22:09:02 CEST 2001


>Would you use it often enough to warrant a language change?

Personally, probably not. I'm really only observing that many of
the requests for "type safe containers" that you see around are
really on a desire to have uniform containers. It's easy enough
to create these by hand if your really want them.

>OTOH, if '!' were a unary postfix operator that you could define ... ;-)
>
>def __operator__!(mylist):
>    return type(mylist) in (type(()),type([])) and \
>  len([x for x in mylist if type(x)!=type(mylist[0])])==0)

That would be kind of cool.

C//




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