In article <mailman.10789.1402012487.18130.python-l...@python.org>,
Sturla Molden <sturla.mol...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 05/06/14 22:27, Alain Ketterlin wrote:
> > I have seen dozens of projects where Python was dismissed because of the
> > lack of static typing, and the lack of static analysis tools.
> If you are worried your code will bring down the next Ariane launch, I
> can understand this argument. If you are only worried a junior developer
> will make stupid mistankes that the test suite will trap, then no...
> In Python you cannot spoof an object's type, which means the type safety
> is strong. You cannot make Python silently return bytes of garbage by
> using objects of incompatible types.
Well, you *can* play evil games with the struct module :-)