Could Python supplant Java?

Rob Andrews rob
Tue Aug 20 16:02:31 CEST 2002


joeking at merseymail.com (FISH) wrote in
news:dbc5020.0208200520.187d6431 at posting.google.com: 

>> in C, you can have type error when casting a void*, and you don't
>> have any info about the original type of the pointeur. Dynamic typing
>> doesn't means Python is not *strongly* typed.
> 
> Surely the two are mutually exclusive?  Unless this is some very
> novel use of the word 'strongly'?  :-)

*dynamic v. static* and *strong v. weak* are two distinct categories, 
although the ability to point to a concise explanation is beyond me 
presently.

Rob
http://uselesspython.com



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