type-checking support in Python?

Sebastien Binet hep.sebastien.binet at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 21:04:56 CEST 2008


hi,

On Oct 7, 3:24 am, Bas <wegw... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have heard about some python package which overloads numbers and
> calculations to include units (quick google found unum, not sure if
> that is the only one). I guess that unless you are dealing with life-
> critical equipment or are using extreme programming, this is overkill
> (but I guess python is not really the right language for that anyway,
> imagine a garbage collection just when you want to launch your
> shuttle).

FWIW, the python papers volume 3 issue 1 is mentionning another
package, 'scalar':
 http://archive.pythonpapers.org/ThePythonPapersVolume3Issue1.pdf
 http://russp.us/scalar.htm

cheers,
sebastien.



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