Python is DOOMED! Again!

random832 at fastmail.us random832 at fastmail.us
Thu Jan 22 19:41:29 CET 2015


On Thu, Jan 22, 2015, at 13:28, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> Evidence in completely the opposite direction if I'm reading this 
> correctly https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0484/#usage-patterns
> 
> "The main use case of type hinting is static analysis using an external 
> tool without executing the analyzed program. Existing tools used for 
> that purpose like pyflakes [pyflakes] or pylint [pylint] might be 
> extended to support type checking. New tools, like mypy's mypy -S mode, 
> can be adopted specifically for this purpose.

How is that the opposite direction? It's a short jump from there to
"pylint [or whatever tool] will consider a lack of type hinting to be
something to warn for" and "managers/customers will consider this
warning to mean your program has failed and is unacceptable".



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