When is it a pointer (aka reference) - when is it a copy?

Simon Brunning simon at brunningonline.net
Tue Sep 19 11:51:40 CEST 2006


On 9/19/06, Magnus Lycka <lycka at carmen.se> wrote:
> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> > this article
> >
> >     http://effbot.org/zone/python-objects.htm
> >
> > may be useful for those who haven't already seen it.
>
> I don't know how many times I've referred to, or paraphrased,
> that article. Shouldn't it be incorporated into the standard
> tutorial? I think it's very helpful for people who are used
> to the way C etc handles variables.

I agree. These two, also:

http://effbot.org/zone/unicode-objects.htm
http://effbot.org/zone/import-confusion.htm

And probably more...

-- 
Cheers,
Simon B,
simon at brunningonline.net



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