Pointers

Steve Holden sholden at bellatlantic.net
Thu Mar 16 00:21:28 CET 2000


Curtis Jensen wrote:
> 
> I haven't found anything about pointers in python.  Is there a pointer
> type?  If so, what is the syntax?
> 
> --
> Curtis Jensen
> cjensen at be-research.ucsd.edu
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Nope.  Assignment is effectively setting a pointer (i.e. the variable
on the LHS) to refer to the result of evaluating the RHS operand.

"Python does it without pointers"

What was your particular need?

regards
 Steve
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"If computing ever stops being fun, I'll stop doing it"



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