Typed Python?

Ville Vainio ville at spammers.com
Thu Jul 8 12:02:31 CEST 2004


>>>>> "Hamilcar" == Hamilcar Barca <hamilcar at tld.always.invalid> writes:

    >> Python supports recursion, second order functions, numerical
    >> programming and hundreds of other important concepts.

    Hamilcar> How about currying and deferred list evaluation?

Deferred list evaluation:     generators
Lazy evaluation in general:   lambda : f(1,2)
Currying:                     lambda x,y : f(x,y,1,2)

    Hamilcar> Is this a good place to insert my "Smalltalk is the only
    Hamilcar> language good enough for teaching people to program"
    Hamilcar> rant?

What's better about Smalltalk compared to Python, educationally? Just
a brief list will do.

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