how do you get the name of a dictionary?
MonkeeSage at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 08:06:37 CEST 2006
Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> id() returns, in C based Python, the memory address at which an
> object is stored. That is all... Names in Python are mapped to the
> object -- essentially they are mapped to the address of the object.
> There is NO intermediate hidden identifier.
> Object 1 has two names bound to it. But the only way to find out what
> those names are requires first having some other reference bound to the
> object, and then asking each name if the id() (the address) matches the
> id() of the reference in question.
Ahh! I see. That makes sense. Thanks for taking the time to explain it
to a noob. :)
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