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Re: IDL wish list (continued)
Iarla Kilbane-Dawe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>How about an IDL that would not create an undefined variable whenever
>something gets mistyped...
This is part of the fundamental nature of IDL and would be difficult if
not impossible to resolve without the use of either explicit or implicit
typing. This would conflict with the desires of a large number of other
users who want a quick and dirty interactive language that can be typed
on the fly. Perhaps the compiler could issue some sort of warnings or
have a switch to turn strong typing on and off. Or maybe a lint could
be developed specifically for IDL that would catch most of the common
errors that are made.
Ken Knighton email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego, CA