"Strong typing vs. strong testing"
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Thu Sep 30 22:36:40 CEST 2010
RG <rNOSPAMon at flownet.com> writes:
> I don't want to quibble over terminology. Whatever label you choose to
> put on it ("false positive", "not being able to express some things
> without special extra effort") I consider it a deficiency. The costs
> are greater than the benefits. Reasonable people can (and obviously do)
Chris Smith's essay "What To Know Before Debating Type Systems"
discusses the question basically that way, without taking either side.
It's well worth reading:
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