Strong/weak typing

eliben eliben at
Fri Aug 1 17:44:23 CEST 2008

On Aug 1, 5:31 pm, MartinRineh... at wrote:
> I'm writing Python as if it were strongly typed, never recycling a
> name to hold a type other than the original type.
> Is this good software engineering practice, or am I missing something
> Pythonic?

I'm not sure you've got the terminology 100% right. Strong typing is
not about re-using names.

Take a look at:

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