[Oberon] Functional programming and Oberon
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Fri Jan 6 17:24:40 CET 2017
On Wed, December 28, 2016 3:09 pm, Richard Hable wrote:
> Am 2016-12-18 um 02:53 schrieb Douglas G Danforth:
>> What "advantage" do you mean by "static typing?" Your comments make no
> Static typing means that the type of a variable is known at compile
> time. Thus, the compiler can make sure that only values suitable for the
> declared type are assigend to it.
> Otherwise, with dynamic typing (using variables with no declared type or
> a generic type like "Object"), the compiler accepts assignments of
> arbitrary types, and thus typing errors can only be recognized at
An object can be statically typed....
And should be..
Do you mean an object that is empty without any fields in some bizarre
language? or an object with a bunch of untyped fields, maybe ruby?
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