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Re: another take on hackers and painters

At 3:34 PM -0400 5/21/03, John Clements wrote:
>Put another way:  don't you want as much checking as you can 
>possibly get at acceptable cost?


>isn't having to write 'string->number' an acceptable cost?


Which, I expect, will bring the discussion to something of a halt. I 
don't see it as a general problem. In those circumstances where it 
is, I use a language that doesn't do it.

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