What is Expressiveness in a Computer Language

Marshall marshall.spight at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 21:05:37 CEST 2006


Dr.Ruud wrote:
> Marshall schreef:
>
> > "dynamic types." I don't have a firm definition for
> > that term, but my working model is runtime type tags. In which
> > case, I would say that among statically typed languages,
> > Java does have dynamic types, but C does not. C++ is
> > somewhere in the middle.
>
> C has union.

But it does not have tagged unions, so my point is unaffected.


Marshall




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