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Re: Static typing is mostly a waste of timeby gjb (Vicar)
|on Apr 12, 2005 at 09:09 UTC||Need Help??|
Strong typing makes writing good development tools easier. Eclipse in combination with FindBugs or PMD gives one sensible feedback on errors related to casting. Providing similar support for a language like Perl would be much harder if not impossible.
Just my 2 cents, -gjb-