scared about refrences...

SpreadTooThin bjobrien62 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 1 21:20:36 CET 2006


Bruno Desthuilliers wrote:
> Nick Vatamaniuc a écrit :
> (snip)
> > In  Python all the primitives are copied and all other entities are
> > references.
>
> Plain wrong. There's no "primitives" (ie : primitive data types) in
> Python, only objects. And they all get passed the same way.

so..
def fn(x):
   x = x + 1
   print x

a = 2
fn(a)
fn(2)

Wouldn't you say that this is being passed by value rather than by
refrence?




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