Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> writes: > On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 6:14 PM, Alain Ketterlin > <alain at dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> wrote: >> Swift's memory management is similar to python's (ref. counting). Which >> makes me think that a subset of python with the same type safety would >> be an instant success. > > In the same way that function annotations to give type information > were an instant success? If they were useful, they would be used more. I have made several uses of (a variant of) http://code.activestate.com/recipes/578528-type-checking-using-python-3x-annotations/ -- Alain.