"Strong typing vs. strong testing"

Pascal J. Bourguignon pjb at informatimago.com
Thu Sep 30 01:17:39 CEST 2010


Squeamizh <squeamz at hotmail.com> writes:

> In short, static typing doesn't solve all conceivable problems.
>
> We are all aware that there is no perfect software development process
> or tool set.  I'm interested in minimizing the number of problems I
> run into during development, and the number of bugs that are in the
> finished product.  My opinion is that static typed languages are
> better at this for large projects, for the reasons I stated in my
> previous post.

Our experience is that a garbage collector and native bignums are much
more important to minimize the number of problems we run into during
development and the number of bugs that are in the finished products.


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__Pascal Bourguignon__                     http://www.informatimago.com/



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