[OT] Perl woes

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Wed Jan 28 14:14:30 GMT 2009

On 28 Jan 2009, at 14:02, Peter Corlett wrote:
> On 28 Jan 2009, at 11:58, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> [...]
>> Whereas in dynamic languages, a variable doesn't know its type at  
>> run time, so you need two operators to ensure deterministic  
>> behaviour and sanity.)
> Python is dynamic and manages this just fine:

I assumed Nick made a typo and meant "doesn't know its type *until*  
run time". Perl does, of course, know the type of a variable at run  

Andy Armstrong, Hexten

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