[cap-talk] David Wagner's Google techtalk is now up!

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Wed Dec 12 18:13:33 EST 2007


Ben Laurie wrote:
 > One obvious reason to prefer static typing is that
 > violations are detected at compile time.

The compiler is often running on someone else's machine,
while the interpreter is running on your machine.  This
seems like a reason for preferring run time typing for
reasons of security, though it is often unacceptably
costly in performance.



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