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

Magnus Lycka lycka at carmen.se
Tue Sep 19 10:59:10 CEST 2006

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.

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