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Re^5: == and != don't work as expected

by Vautrin (Hermit)
on Aug 27, 2004 at 15:51 UTC ( #386411=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: == and != don't work as expected
in thread == and != don't work as expected

Under your definition it does not sound as if any languages are strongly typed. I have always heard people refer to C, C++, and Java as "strongly typed" languages. Somebody's making a mistake with the definitions here though, and I have trouble accepting a definition of "typing" which does not allow any languages to be strongly typed...

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Re^6: == and != don't work as expected
by chromatic (Archbishop) on Aug 27, 2004 at 16:34 UTC

    There are languages with good static type systems, including Haskell and ML. I suspect the people you overheard know nothing about these languages.

    For more information, see MJD's Strong Typing lecture slides or almost every other discussion on Lambda the Ultimate.

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