Label-Value (was: Re: Inheriting the @ sign from Ruby)
aleaxit at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 14 15:47:02 EST 2000
"Rainer Deyke" <root at rainerdeyke.com> wrote in message
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> "Alex Martelli" <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:91a1vr02b02 at news2.newsguy.com...
> > There is no value *IN* x.
> > A variable *REFERS TO* 'a value' (aka 'an object').
> If somebody really wants mutable integer objects, they're not that hard to
> class MutableInt(UserInt.UserInt):
> def set(self, value):
> self.data = value
UserInt is not in the Python 2 docs, though it's nice to hear it exists:-).
Anyway, I had already provided a more generic class Mutable elsewhere
on (this or a parallel) thread 1-2 days ago -- including the explanation
of why I want a 'return value' to end this set statement...:-)
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