When is it a pointer (aka reference) - when is it a copy?
john106henry at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 13 19:14:51 CEST 2006
Just to make sure I understand this.
Since there is no "pointer" type in Python, I like to know how I do
For instance, if I do:
...some_huge_list is a huge list...
aref = some_huge_list
we know that the answere will be 0. In this case, aref is really a
But what if the right hand side is a simple variable (say an int)? Can
I "reference" it somehow? Should I assume that:
aref = _any_type_other_than_simple_one
be a reference, and not a copy?
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