Finding the instance reference of an object

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Sat Nov 8 08:12:40 CET 2008

On Sat, 08 Nov 2008 19:30:17 +1300, greg wrote:

> Something has just occurred to me. If you take the view that the value
> of an expression is an object, then the terms "value" and "object" are
> synonymous.

So far so good.

> So if you then insist that Python uses "call by object", you're actually
> saying it uses call by value!


The terms "guy" and "man" are synonymous, but a wise guy and a wise man 
are not.


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