Strong/weak typing

eliben eliben at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 17:44:23 CEST 2008


On Aug 1, 5:31 pm, MartinRineh... at gmail.com 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: http://eli.thegreenplace.net/2006/11/25/a-taxonomy-of-typing-systems/



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