Official definition of call-by-value (Re: Finding the instance reference...)

Arnaud Delobelle arnodel at
Sat Nov 15 11:13:12 CET 2008

rurpy at writes:

> I have yet to see any reasonable definition of a Python
> value in the Python docs or elsewhere, despite the fact
> that a value is one of the three defining characteristics
> of an object, a central concept in Python.

I don't remember how the expression 'object value' is used in the Python
docs (and is unreachable from where I am at the moment) but I
know that I don't need such a concept to understand, or code in, Python.

Objects have a type, may have attributes, and that's it!


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