references/pointers in Python?

Anton Lavrik asl at tepkom.ru
Wed Sep 12 22:40:47 CEST 2001


On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 12:06:06PM -0700, Cliff Wells wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 September 2001 10:09, you wrote:
> 
> > And does this all mean that I should move on to Perl or any other
> > language, if I need effective implementation of references :) ?
> 
> Without knowing more about the problem you are trying to solve, it is 
> difficult to say, but if you try and program in Python as if you are 
> programming in Perl (or C or any other language), then you will probably not 
> be using the most efficient method.  I wonder if you really need references 
> or if there is a more "Pythonish" way of accomplishing your goal.
> 
You are right! I'v already found one wonderfull solution for the
problem. Actually references were not the only way for making it.
But anyway, I can't understend why such powerfull Perl-like references
haven't been implemented in Python.

-- 
Anton.





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