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It's the difference between strongly typed vs. duck-typed. So you get real Intellisense and compile-time type checking, which when coupled with an IDE like Visual Studio (one option among many) you get to see the type errors before running the program. Some of the type definition syntax is more functional programming-like, so you can say "this type is of type A or B", which is neat.
Not getting new stuff when it's new isn't the worst of ideas. It's been true for HDMI/HDTV and it's very true in the web space. While we're at it, .NET 1.0 was a great concept but I'm glad I didn't get aboard back then in retrospective as well.
Tech producers are too focused to produce an MVP quickly that they kinda forget the V in the process, going for quickly first.
That said, I don't know how V TS was when it was first released. I am just stating general truths here.
I believe it is when your wife/spouse is sitting next to you when you are driving and starts to "correct" you and warns abput being too close to that car, to people walking by, to the traffic lights and signs, to bikes and dogs passing by, etc., etc., etc.
...dealing with retards today. Normally, I can (just) barely stand them, but today, the idiots are really disturbing my calm.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013