Python's biggest compromises

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Sun Aug 3 11:44:57 CEST 2003


In article <mailman.1059893106.9836.python-list at python.org>, Lulu of the
Lotus-Eaters <mertz at gnosis.cx> writes
>Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk> wrote previously:
>|I don't have any data here, but I believe Python is just a little too
>|weakly typed for compiling to float*float type assembler efficiently.
>
>Repeat this every morning:
>
>    PYTHON IS A STRONGLY TYPED LANGUAGE WITH LATE BINDING!
>
>(objects are typed in Python, names are not)
>

strictly true, but I program with the names not the objects. I thought
that objects are always typed, if they weren't it would be hard to do
things with them :)

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Robin Becker




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