How to Teach Python "Variables"

hdante hdante at
Wed Nov 28 17:57:43 CET 2007

On Nov 28, 2:12 pm, "Chris Mellon" <arka... at> wrote:
> Right. Python variables are pointers, except for all the ways that
> they are different. By the same criteria, they are also puppies. Give
> it a rest.

 I'm sorry if your notion of pointer is incorrect. A pointer (or, more
formally, a reference) is an object that points to some value. A
python variable isn't different than that in any way.

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