[plt-scheme] type of language

From: Carl Eastlund (carl.eastlund at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Dec 9 19:46:12 EST 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 7:41 PM, John Clements <clements at brinckerhoff.org> wrote:
> On Dec 9, 2009, at 4:33 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:
>> There is NO consistent definition for "weak" and "strong" typing.  It
>> sometimes means "languages I dislike" vs "languages I like", and
>> sometimes vice versa.
> Note that the wikipedia page for "strongly typed programming languages" perpetuates the <expletive deleted>.

Perhaps a valid point, John, but you could have used a metasyntactic
expletive in place of ``"strongly typed programming languages"'', too.
 Relying on Wikipedia for definitions like this is a bigger problem
than just one page.


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