Adding static typing to Python
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Thu Feb 21 19:52:56 CET 2002
gbreed at cix.compulink.co.uk wrote:
> Okay, so we have a continuum and Perl isn't quite purely weak typing.
> I still don't see a trace of strong typing, by this definition, in C.
> can also find plenty of contradictory definitions ...
One can argue where to put the fenceposts. Certainly you can circumvent
the type system in C more easily than you can in, say, Java. But
certainly C is more strongly typed than Perl, in which objects don't
even have any intrinsic concept of type whatsoever.
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