strong/weak typing and pointers

JCM joshway_without_spam at myway.com
Thu Nov 4 01:31:52 CET 2004


Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
> JCM <joshway_without_spam at myway.com> wrote:

>> When people talk about "weak typing" they generally mean either
>> implicit conversions (or operations on values of different types),
>> or reinterpreting representations of values as a different type.

> I've seen people complain about "weak typing" mostly to mean an entirely
> different issue: types being attached to objects and NOT to names.

Ah yep, there's that one too.  But I hope most people call that static
typing.  At least I think I do.  c.l.py is bad for my mental dictionary.



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