[Types-sig] Type Inference I

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Sat, 18 Dec 1999 19:56:03 -0600

Greg Stein wrote:
> ...
> Yup. But when people say "Python is 10X slower", then you want a 10X speed
> improvement to shut them up :-)

Damn would that be sweet.

We'll get some nice marketing on the safety side, too. One of the first
questions Java programmers ask is: "is it like Perl in that its only
going to catch my typing mistakes at runtime??" I'd love to be able to
say: "If you ask it to."

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself
Three things see no end: A loop with exit code done wrong
A semaphore untested, and the change that comes along