Functional programming

Antoon Pardon antoon.pardon at rece.vub.ac.be
Tue Mar 4 11:56:07 CET 2014


Op 04-03-14 09:56, Steven D'Aprano schreef:

>
>
>> If you
>> explicitly say that this is an int, then yes, that should be disallowed;
> It's that "explicitly" part that doesn't follow. Having to manage types 
> is the most tedious, boring, annoying, *unproductive* part of languages 
> like Java, C and Pascal. Almost always, you're telling the compiler stuff 
> that it can work out for itself.

In the same way writing unit tests is the most tedious, boring, annoying,
*unproductive* part. Amost always you are giving the program results
it can work out for itself.

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Antoon Pardon




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