Looking for a recent quote about dynamic typing, possibly on this list
bc at freeuk.com
Fri Jul 6 09:02:28 EDT 2018
On 06/07/2018 13:43, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I think it might have been on this list, or possibly one of Python-Ideas
> or Python-Dev.
> Somebody gave a quote about dynamic typing, along the lines of
> "Just because a language allows a lot of dynamic features, doesn't mean
> people's code uses a lot of dynamism."
> Does anyone remember this? My google-fu is failing me.
Wasn't that you? As in this quote in the PEP 526 thread, 5th July 03:01 BST:
> But we know (as so many people keep reminding us) that just because
> Python is extremely dynamic, that doesn't necessarily mean that we use it
> in extremely dynamic ways. Most of the time, say, 95% of the time, if x
> is an int *here*, it is intended to *stay* an int all the way through the
> lifetime of that variable.
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