Python is just as good as C++ for real apps

Courageous jkraska at
Sat Jan 26 04:58:06 CET 2002

>That both i and (*p) are ints.

Well, sure, but p isn't. Without special additional operators, p behaves
entirely differently than an int. In the statement...

int * p;

... the "*" quite effectively mutates the type of p for every intent and
purpose that matters. 


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