"Strong typing vs. strong testing"

Don Geddis don at geddis.org
Fri Oct 1 03:57:27 CEST 2010

Keith Thompson <kst-u at mib.org> wrote on Thu, 30 Sep 2010:
> RG <rNOSPAMon at flownet.com> writes:
>> You're missing a lot of context.  I'm not trying to criticize C, just to 
>> refute a false claim that was made about it.
> Can you cite the article that made this false claim, and exactly what
> the false claim was?


        Message-ID: <0497e39d-6bd1-429d-a86f-f4c89babe1a4 at u31g2000pru.googlegroups.com>
        From: TheFlyingDutchman <zzbbaadd at aol.com>
        Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp

        in C I can have a function maximum(int a, int b) that will always
        work. Never blow up, and never give an invalid answer. If someone
        tries to call it incorrectly it is a compile error.

Don Geddis                  http://don.geddis.org/               don at geddis.org

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