[squeak-dev] looking for papers/anecdotes/slide-decks on variable typing vs value typing

Damien Cassou damien.cassou at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 07:26:15 UTC 2009

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 12:17 AM, Randal L. Schwartz
<merlyn at stonehenge.com> wrote:
> I'm giving a talk in two weeks on the advantages of value typing (aka duck
> typing or late binding) vs variable typing (aka compile-time typing or [ugh]
> "strong typing").  I'll certainly be drawing on my nearly-four-decade
> experience of programming, but if any of you have a favorite paper
> or slide deck or anecdote to share in this area, please point me.
> I'll make the result available under a generous license.  Thanks.

A very interesting article that anyone interested in the topic must
read: "What To Know Before Debating Type Systems"

Damien Cassou

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