does lack of type declarations make Python unsafe?
gh at ghaering.de
Mon Jun 16 16:15:46 CEST 2003
Peter Hansen wrote:
> To take up Alex' point: passing in the wrong type is probably much
> less common than, say, using the wrong value, or mixing up the order
> of arguments (and many functions take a bunch of arguments of the
> same type, so type-checking doesn't help there!).
There is something that helps with confusing the order of arguments:
*Only* use named parameters.
I've heard of Ada 95 projects that mandate this style for
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