Python is DOOMED! Again!

Mario Figueiredo marfig at
Thu Jan 22 23:54:33 CET 2015

In article <mailman.18004.1421966906.18130.python-list at>, 
ian.g.kelly at says...
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 3:27 PM, Chris Kaynor <ckaynor at> wrote:
> > Or use Any, which is basically the same thing:
> >
> > def adder(a: Any, b: Any) -> Any:
> >     return a + b
> Yeah, but this just seems like extra noise since it's not going to
> help the type checker at all.

I agree. It's after all a fully polymorphic function. There is no reason 
to pass it through a static analyzer.

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