[Development] RFC: more liberal 'auto' rules?

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at theqtcompany.com
Fri Dec 4 14:11:48 CET 2015

On Fri, Dec 04, 2015 at 02:07:10PM +0100, Marc Mutz wrote:
> And as an aside, since it has been mentioned in this thread: in Python _all_ 
> variables are 'auto'. All. Without exception. Are Python programmers more 
> intelligent? Or do they just tolerate more pain? :)
i'd suggest the latter.
no, really. people use external static checkers because the language
lacks the feature.
the lack of static typing is a common feature of scripting languages and
makes them convenient to a degree, but it is an utter nightmare for any
"real" software development. i really wouldn't want to go there.

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