Optional parameter object re-used when instantiating multiple objects

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 11:24:32 CET 2008

On Nov 21, 7:49 pm, Aaron Brady <castiro... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 20, 11:26 pm, alex23 <wuwe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Nov 21, 10:07 am, Aaron Brady <castiro... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Why, I would expect the interpreter to define the functions when it
> > > first hits the def, that is, at the point of definition.
> > Then why are you arguing that the parameters should be re-defined at
> > the point of calling?
> Hmm.  You have conflated defining the function with defining the
> parameters.

No, I think I've made the mistake of joining yet another pointless
thread arguing about semantics.

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