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Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Dec 13 23:29:23 CET 2005


Xavier Morel wrote:

> Now use a mutable type instead of an immutable int and you'll notice a
> pass-by-reference behavior.

python passes a reference to the value, not a reference to the variable.
call-by-reference usually refers to the latter.  see e.g.

    http://foldoc.org/?call-by-reference

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