Topic: guido van rossum

Python 3.5 to include ‘type hinting’

Python creator Guido van Rossum’s proposal for static type-checking annotations is inching closer to reality, and the feature has taken on a new name: type hinting. Back in August, van Rossum published a proposal on the Python mailing list recommending type-checking annotations as a valuable feature for the next version of Python to improve the … continue reading

Python creator proposes type annotations for programming language

Proposals have turned into major language changes for Java lately, and Python is poised to follow suit. Programmer Guido van Rossum, author of the Python programming language, published a proposal on the Python mailing list suggesting that Python should learn from languages such as Haskell and the experimental mypy Python variant’s syntax for function annotations. … continue reading Protection Status