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- Subject: Re: Is string always same as number? (the consistency of lua)
- From: Axel Kittenberger <axkibe@...>
- Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:30:47 +0100
miles> Hmm, a new category: tough typing!
steve> I think Miles is right, we also need 'tough typing'. No implicit
steve> conversions, explicit casts, no implicit subtype assignment, etc.
steve> Generally it makes an excellent technical research topic and is a
steve> really tough sell to actual programmers.
steve> True weak typing is assembler; that register just contains bits.
If you ever plan to write a paper on "tough typing", count me in :-)
cool sounding title would be "touch typing, thought typing, tough
typing! An Analysis of t-typing types"