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Re: "static" declaration

Looking back over my experience with reading code and finding bugs, I
have come to a rather unexpected conclusion:

First, declaring variables is essential, but declaring type is not.
This eliminates the common bug of introducing a new variable with a

Second, declaing how a variable is to be used is much more important
than declaring what a variable is. For example, in C++, const
correctness is much more powerful than strong typing.

--- Daniel Weinreb <DLWeinreb@attbi.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >Personally, I consider Java heavyweight because it has a restrictive
> >typing system that is heavily coupled with inheriting behaviour.
> >
> Well, based on my current Perl experience, I guess that makes me a 
> heavyweight language
> fan.  Boy, I really miss those declarations!
> >

Reginald Braithwaite-Lee
http://www.braithwaite-lee.com/   <-- background information

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