dynamic typing questions

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Sun Dec 21 23:17:48 CET 2003


"John Roth" <newsgroups at jhrothjr.com> writes:

> "Robert Brewer" <fumanchu at amor.org> wrote in message
> news:mailman.378.1071946544.9307.python-list at python.org...
[...]
> When I started in '65, we had one system where we were
> lucky to get one turnaround a week. That wasn't usual,
> most of the systems had one turnaround per day. Planning
> beats flailing around in the debugger any day.

:-)

I found it interesting to hear a few years back that Linus Torvalds
didn't like using a kernel debugger.  Debugging that kind of low-level
code without a debugger sounds scary to me, but it appears he knows
what he's doing...


John




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