[Python-Dev] ctypes: is it intentional that id() is the only way to get the address of an object?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Jan 18 05:54:21 EST 2019

On Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:18:13 -0800
Steve Dower <steve.dower at python.org> wrote:
> I feel like I should clarify - not everyone who posted got it wrong, and
> I understand there's a side discussion among those who are also
> interested/participants in
> https://discuss.python.org/t/demoting-the-is-operator-to-avoid-an-identity-crisis/86/
> - but there was no of acknowledgement of Eryk Sun's correct and useful
> answer which I find very disappointing and a great way to discourage
> contributions.
> We can, and should, do better, at least by thanking the person for their
> response before running down a barely related side track.

I can certainly thank Eryk for posting a much better answer than mine.



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