Re: [PHP] Re: var keyword deprecation/removal
- Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2016 18:14:40 -0500
- From: Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PHP] Re: var keyword deprecation/removal
On Sun, 2016-03-06 at 14:29 -0600, Larry Garfield wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 6, 2016, at 05:17 AM, Tim Streater wrote:
> > Strict typing is something languages should be moving away from. As fast
> > as possible.
> Except that the trend of late has been back toward explicit typing,
> because explicit types are incredibly useful for managing medium to
> large code bases.
> Duck typing doesn't scale to large code bases well,
> even though it simplifies many tasks for smaller code bases or for
> investigatory code.
> There's only 70 years of computer science research
> saying that explicit types are incredibly useful in a wide variety of
Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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