types

Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Types Say What You Data Is

1 minute read Published: 2019-06-24

Memory is just a sequence of bytes; bytes are just numbers from 0 to 255; what those numbers mean is described on the language type system.

Don't Diminish Types

5 minute read Published: 2019-06-03

In a previous life, I had a long discussion on why adding booleans was a bad idea. And just recently one of the core Python developers suggested the same thing -- adding booleans, that is. This is a long rant on why such things are bad.