Entries published on March 26, 2007

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One of the great holy wars in programming concerns itself with “type systems”, usually in the sense of “static typing” versus “dynamic typing”, and from time to time it flares up again. Unfortunately, most of the loudest voices are quite content to argue without really understanding the subject, and so proceed to build straw-man-style arguments based on what they think they know. Most often this seems to be a result of inexperience — far too many people have only ever worked seriously with one type of language, and so have ...

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