does lack of type declarations make Python unsafe?

Tim Rowe tim at
Tue Jun 17 18:21:54 CEST 2003

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 13:38:55 +0100, "Richard Brodie"
<R.Brodie at> wrote:

>save time", and that's something that's hard to automate. Likewise, in an strong
>architectural design, nobody would suggest cutting the upfront design time would
>save time overall.

Oh, I've /often/ heard that; it's so common that it's a recognised
design antipattern.  And the paycheck can be a strong disincentive to
changing ones project manager!

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