Ideas for master's thesis
Andrii V. Mishkovskyi
mishok13 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 23:35:46 CEST 2008
2008/6/4 Larry Bugbee <ebugbee at gmail.com>:
>> I would like to do something with this language, yet
>> I don't know if there are any needs/science fields, that could be used
>> as a basis for a thesis.
> Personally, I'd like to see *optional* data typing added to Python
> perhaps along the lines of what was done in Pyrex. You declare the
> data type when you know it, or when it matters, and skip it
> otherwise. Your paper could analyze its pros and cons, analyze any
> potential performance gains, and recommend how to implement it. Your
> professor will suggest some additional questions.
> I suspect, if the type be known and declared, the interpreter could be
> streamlined and quicker, you might get asserts for free, and perhaps,
> Python becomes even more self-documenting. Perhaps I've missed it,
> but I haven't seen a strong analytical case made for or against
> optional data typing. Your paper?
I think what you are talking about is already implemented in Python
3.0 as annotations. Forgive me if I missed your point.
Wbr, Andrii Mishkovskyi.
He's got a heart of a little child, and he keeps it in a jar on his desk.
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