On Mon, 24 Mar 2003 11:14:59 +0900, Greg McIntyre wrote:
> Mark Wilson <mwilson13 / cox.net> wrote:
>> Slide 3, bullet point 1: Ruby is strongly typed (all objects have
>> a type) and dynamically typed (type is determined at run time).
> Hrm... let's ask the trusty old FOLDOC...
> 
> http://foldoc.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/foldoc.cgi?strongly+typed
> http://foldoc.doc.ic.ac.uk/foldoc/foldoc.cgi?weakly+typed
> 
> It seems Ruby is neither, although there is no definition for
> "loosely typed" which I may have invented. :\

Ruby objects are strongly typed (all types are known at compile
time); variables, however, are untyped.

-austin
-- Austin Ziegler, austin / halostatue.ca on 2003.03.23 at 21:48:47