strong/weak typing and pointers
joshway_without_spam at myway.com
Wed Nov 3 15:31:37 CET 2004
Gabriel Zachmann <zach at cs.uni-bonn.de> wrote:
>> You didn't mention C++. Try this ...
>> std::string s = "Wow";
>> s += 3.141592654; // Perfectly valid
>> s = 3.141592654; // Also valid
> ah, good example.
> So, would it be valid to say:
> the more coercion (or automatic conversion) rules a language has, the
> weaker the typing?
If that's what your definition of weak typing is. The OP seemed to be
asking about re-interpreting the representation of a value of one type
as a different type.
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