[Types-sig] how to do a typecase?

skaller skaller@maxtal.com.au
Wed, 26 Jan 2000 13:05:50 +1100

Greg Stein wrote:
> What are you guys mumbling and bumbling about? My *prototype* already
> handles the code below. It knows "y" becomes and int, and it knows that
> "x" is being assigned an integer.
> In other words, the whole notion of "we should only be burning time on
> [declaring everything first]" is a moot point. We already have an example
> that performs "inter-statement inference", and we already have "code out
> there". We don't have to declare everything.
> Tim: you're trying to simplify where it isn't needed
> John: you're trying to make a non-existent problem harder

I don't know about that: my problem is to convince Guido what the
right thing to do is so I can upgrade Vyper. For me, that is a hard
problem, because I don't know the answer.

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