On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 04:26:01AM +0900, Chris Carter wrote:
> On 7/15/07, Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> That said, Obj-C is about to undergo its biggest changes since it was
> >> created, Objective-C 2.0 is coming with the new OS X in the Fall. It
> >> is going to be garbage collected by default, which should make the
> >> writing of code much less troublesome. And it may make it more Ruby-
> >> like, but it is still a strongly typed language, even though it
> >> allows you to do things with objects similar to Ruby, by checking at
> >> run-time if an object responds to some method call.
> >
> >I think you mean "statically", not "strongly", typed.
> 
> Objective-C has an id type, which is anything, so you can do dynamic
> typing easily.  I think the name strongly typed fits better.

I think, then, what's wrong with that passage is the implication that
this makes it different from Ruby.

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