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Discussion on: JavaScript is not an untyped language

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Primarily because there's a certain sloppiness in the current discourse.

I've seen people repeatedly talk about TypeScript being "strongly typed" when they (as you have correctly observed) should state "statically typed".

Erlang for example is a strongly typed language but it's also dynamic.

It's important for professionals to use standard terminology, and like it or not,

This is what the article is all about.

Lets get the terminology straight so that we can all communicate in a more precise and effective way.