bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Fri Mar 24 23:19:08 CET 2006
"Salvatore" <salvatore.didio at wanadoo.fr> writes:
> I've read several articles where it's said that Python is weakly
> typed. I'm a little surprised. All objects seem to have a perfectly
> defined type
> Am i wrong?
You're right. All Python values are strongly typed; they don't, in
general, change their type; and operations between values of
mismatched types are not allowed.
A more recent distinction than "strong" vs "weak" typing, is "dynamic"
vs "static" typing.
"Typing: Strong vs. Weak, Static vs. Dynamic"
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