dynamic data types

Paul Simmonds psimmo60 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 18 03:42:57 CET 2005

I would assume that they're refering to the fact that even the basic
data types such as int are derived from object, and hence have methods:
>>> int.__class__.__base__
<type 'object'>

Java, for example, has both an Integer object and a basic int data
type. One word. Yuck.

Paul S.

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