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Re: dynamic vs. static typing

Anton van Straaten wrote:

>>But is there any evidence to support the contention that the putative
>>savings in debugging time exceeds the extra design and coding cost?
> Is there any evidence to support the above implied contention that an
> *extra* design and coding cost exists?  The costs (in terms of time) with DT
> systems may simply be shifted to later in the development cycle.

I would like to know if your statement about savings was actually
evidence-based, or merely a statement of dogma or prejudice.