Label-Value (was: Re: Inheriting the @ sign from Ruby)

Erno Kuusela erno-news at erno.iki.fi
Tue Dec 12 19:39:05 CET 2000


In article <slrn93cotl.80c.scarblac at pino.selwerd.nl>,
scarblac at pino.selwerd.nl (Remco Gerlich) writes:

| Integers, longs, complex numbers, strings, functions, tuples, types, floats
| and None are immutable. Most of these are obvious; the number 3 is the
| number 3, why would you change that?!

it is easy to think that when you know how things work in python.
but, you could just as easily say, "a list containing the numbers 1, 2 and
3 is a list of 1, 2 and 3, why would you change that?!"
mutable integer or string objects are certainly not an impossible idea.

  -- erno



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