Dynamic languages

Tom B. sbabbitt at commspeed.net
Sat Aug 28 01:31:49 CEST 2004


"Neuruss" <luismg at gmx.net> wrote in message
news:278de0e.0408271349.26762174 at posting.google.com...
> I've been reading an article published in E-Week entitled "Microsoft
> Lures Open-Source Programmer", which contains a definition for dynamic
> languages as follows:
>
> "Dynamic programming languages enable programs to change their
> structure as they run."
>
> I wonder if this definition is correct.
> Can we define dynamic languages this way?
>
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1636906,00.asp

I doubt that this is what they mean but a dynamic language is a language
that is still evolving (Python) as opposed to a dead language (COBOL).

They probably are referring to programs that can add and remove components
during runtime.

Tom





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