Python variables are bound to types when used?

Tom Anderson twic at urchin.earth.li
Mon Oct 24 00:46:00 CEST 2005


On Sat, 22 Oct 2005, Fredrik Lundh wrote:

> sjdevnull at yahoo.com wrote:
>
>>> reset your brain:
>>>
>>>     http://effbot.org/zone/python-objects.htm

Is it really a good idea to say that objects have names? Isn't it cleaner 
to describe objects without any reference to names or variables or 
whatnot, then introduce names, namespaces and references as tools for 
working with objects? You go on to explain this clearly, but it's a bit of 
a confusing way to start!

tom

PS Sorry to be following up to a message other than the one i'm actually 
replying to - the original, i'm afraid, is an ex-message.

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