On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 12:49:57AM +0900, Jacob Fugal wrote:
> On 8/2/06, Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com> wrote:
> >I'd say that duck typing is more a means of allowing you to defer
> >rigidity until it's actually beneficial.  It has little or nothing to do
> >with delaying validation, and everything to do with avoiding the
> >unfortunate circumstance of having to validate before it's convenient
> >for your code to have something to validate.
> 
> That is one of the most concise statements on the benefits of
> duck-typing I've ever read. Thanks, Chad!

You're welcome -- and thanks for the compliment.

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