Is it just me, or is Sqlite3 goofy?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Sep 12 21:48:33 CEST 2006
mensanator at aol.com wrote:
>> that's just the old "C++/Java is better than Smalltalk/Python/Ruby"
>> crap. we've seen it before, and it's no more true when it comes from
>> you than when it comes from some Java head. people who've actually used
>> dynamic typing knows that it doesn't mean that all objects have random
>> types all the time.
> No, it isn't the same old crap. When I define an Access field as
> Double, I cannot insert a value such as ">200" or "ND" or "Yes".
> I'm not saying static typing is better, just that migrating a dynamic
> types to static types may cause difficulties that wouldn't be present
> if it was static to static.
dynamic typing != random typing. if your program is using the DB-API to
add data to an SQLite database, who, exactly, is inserting the values?
who's producing the data? under what circumstances would that code
produce or insert arbitrarily typed data?
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