[Python-Dev] re: Tutorial: Brief Introduction to the Standard
ajsiegel at optonline.net
Fri Dec 5 08:28:06 EST 2003
>The opposite question, "What is fundamentally wrong with list[:]..." has
>an easy answer:
>It takes experience or explanation of slicing to know what it does.
>copy(list) is easy even for novices to understand.
I agree. But think the problem is even deeper than that. Because it all
impacts, in the end, understanding what = does.
As Guido says, a favorite subject of mine.
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