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Re: dynamic vs. static typing

On 26 Nov 2003, at 20:08, Anton van Straaten wrote:

>> One of the things I don't like about Smalltalk is that there is
>> quite some information that I know when I'm coding, but don't
>> (can't) tell the program about.
> This is one of my big objections to "pure" dynamic typing.  If there's
> information that I want to be able to express in my program, that I 
> can't
> reasonably express, that's a limitation that I don't like.

...but you can always add assertions to express your intentions, can't 


Tyler: "How's that working out for you?"
Jack: "Great."
Tyler: "Keep it up, then."