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January 20, 2020

Yet another enlightening post by Alexis King, that I will have a hard time to digest.

The flaw is in the premise: static types are not about “classifying the world” or pinning down the structure of every value in a system. The reality is that static type systems allow specifying exactly how much a component needs to know about the structure of its inputs, and conversely, how much it doesn’t.