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Looking for a recent quote about dynamic typing, possibly on this list


On 06/07/2018 13:43, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I think it might have been on this list, or possibly one of Python-Ideas
> or Python-Dev.
> 
> Somebody gave a quote about dynamic typing, along the lines of
> 
> "Just because a language allows a lot of dynamic features, doesn't mean
> people's code uses a lot of dynamism."
> 
> Does anyone remember this? My google-fu is failing me.

Wasn't that you? As in this quote in the PEP 526 thread, 5th July 03:01 BST:


 > But we know (as so many people keep reminding us) that just because
 > Python is extremely dynamic, that doesn't necessarily mean that we use it
 > in extremely dynamic ways. Most of the time, say, 95% of the time, if x
 > is an int *here*, it is intended to *stay* an int all the way through the
 > lifetime of that variable.

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bart