Thoughts on Guido's ITC audio interview

Sakesun Roykiattisak sakesun at
Mon Jun 27 04:51:01 CEST 2005

>What's being ignored is that type information is useful for other things
>than compile type checking. The major case in point is the way IDEs
>such as IntelliJ and Eclipse use type information to do refactoring, code
>completion and eventually numerous other things. A Java programmer
>using IntelliJ or Eclipse can eliminate the advantage that Python
>used to have, and possibly even pull ahead.

1. Automatic refactoring never solve the readability issue.
2. I've never been lucky enough to have enough resource for those IDE.
3. Python solve my problem.

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