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Re: another take on hackers and painters
Steve Dekorte <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> People often claim that complex programs require static typing to work.
> I like to ask them if they consider the Web a complex program(as web
> request is basically a dynamic message send). The Web has bad links,
> but their cost is insignificant when weighed against the cost involved
> with avoiding this possibly. I think there may be a lesson there.
That users have grown far too used to broken software? :-)
Sorry, I couldn't resist; this analogy just begs for that sort of