How to Teach Python "Variables"
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Sun Nov 25 23:36:33 CET 2007
none <""atavory\"@(none)"> writes:
> IIRC, I once saw an explanation how Python doesn't have "variables"
> in the sense that, say, C does, and instead has bindings from names
> to objects. Does anyone have a link?
In addition to the good answers you've had already, I highly recommend
David Goodger's "Code like a Pythonista" page
which contains a very good "cardboard boxes versus paper tags" analogy
of the topic you're asking about.
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