how much does Python model my Compsci course?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Wed Jun 6 02:28:52 EDT 2001

Roy Katz wrote:
> But Python looks as if it has invented a new form to (perhaps a
> variation on pass-by-ref) param passing, based on whether or
> not the object passed in is mutable (from what I understand...?)

no, you don't understand ;-)

the *only* difference between mutable and immutable objects is
that the former have methods that let *you* modify them.

Python doesn't care.


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