Static Typing in Python

Joe Mason joe at notcharles.ca
Mon Mar 15 23:46:10 CET 2004


In article <4055ec40$0$15725$afc38c87 at news.easynet.co.uk>, Peter Hickman wrote:
>> He's actually contrasting _statically_ typed languages with
>> Python. Unfortunately he is using the word "strongly" where he should
>> be using "statically".
> 
> So you are saying the Guido van Rossum doesn't know what he is talking 
> about and I should take it from you what he really meant? And you said 
> that I was resorting to 'argument from authority' when you are positing 
> to know what he really meant.

Or you could look it up and find out which one of them is right.  Here's
a good place to start:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Static_typing#Type_checking

Joe



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