PEP 3107 and stronger typing (note: probably a newbie question)

kaens apatheticagnostic at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 23:39:16 CEST 2007


On 6/21/07, Stephen R Laniel <steve at laniels.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 10:11:57AM -0400, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> > "Use another language" is not a technical answer. "Python
> > could not adopt static typing without substantially changing
> > the language and destroying what everyone loves about it,
> > and here are examples of where the problem shows up" is.
>
> The best dynamic-versus-static-typing discussion I've ever
> seen, by the way, was Mark-Jason Dominus's (he of
> "Higher-Order Perl"):
> http://perl.plover.com/yak/typing/notes.html
>
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This really cleared some stuff up for me, thanks.



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