Python is DOOMED! Again!

Mario Figueiredo marfig at
Thu Jan 22 21:03:14 CET 2015

In article <mailman.17990.1421956437.18130.python-list at>, 
sturla.molden at says...
> On 22/01/15 20:10, Mario Figueiredo wrote:
> > Customers don't have access to static analysis output and project
> > managers should know better than to demand static analysis without
> > properly contextualize it. I just don't see a project manager having no
> > idea what static analysis means.
> I don't know how it works in you country, but here projects managers are 
> selected for having any kind of skill other than technical knowledge. I 
> know of one who got the job because he was a professional hockey player. 
> So yes, they can very well be unaware what static analysis means. But 
> what they will do is pick up "buzzwords" from the kind of journals that 
> project managers read. And then they want that buzzword implemented.
> Sturla

That is fine. But then the problem isn't type hinting, is it? Neither I 
think you are suggesting we don't introduce language because there are 
bad project managers out there.

The problem is then bad project managers. That has nothing to do with 
type hinting, or Python for that matter.

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