[plt-scheme] Why do folks implement statically typed languages?

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Tue May 29 22:42:51 EDT 2007

Hi folks,

Why do people design dynamically typed (DL) languages over statically
typed languages (Sl)?

In the case of Lisp, it seems obvious, metaprogramming. That said, you
can metaprogram in SLs, so maybe it is not so obvious.

Are there any good papers or books on this matter?

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