Differences between Boo and Python (WAS: Re: [IronPython] Re: users-ironpython.com Digest, Vol 7, Issue 5)

Burning KarmaSlave at MyRealBox.com
Thu Feb 24 08:16:44 PST 2005


Luis M. Gonzalez wrote:

>  
> a = 5  ---> ( you don't need to declare its type here, because it is 
> inferred as "int" )
> a = 'hello'  ( you can't do that, because "a" has been previously 
> inferred as "int")

Actually, you can do this to mimick Python:
(careful, your newsreader might think these are quotes instead of 
prompts from the Boo Interpreter.)
 >>> a as duck
 >>> a = 5
5
 >>> a = 'hello'
'hello'
 >>> a = []
[]
 >>> a = (1, 2, 3)
(1, 2, 3)
 >>> a = {"ham":"sandwich"}
{'ham': 'sandwich'}
 >>>


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