Static Typing in Python
joshway_without_spam at myway.com
Mon Mar 15 20:29:57 CET 2004
Jacek Generowicz <jacek.generowicz at cern.ch> wrote:
> Ludovic Aubry <no_ludal_spam at logilab.com> writes:
>> > Try as you will, Python would not allow you to do any of these things,
>> > because it is _strongly typed_ with respect to these operations on these
>> > types.
>> Python will allow you to multiply string with integers for example ;)
> Yes, and in that respect it is weakly typed.
Here I disagree. Python has a rule for multiplying a string and an
integer--this isn't an exmaple of weak typing. No re-interpretation
of data representation is being done.
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