Finding the instance reference of an object

Aaron Brady castironpi at
Sun Nov 9 06:33:19 CET 2008

On Nov 8, 10:59 pm, Joe Strout <j... at> wrote:
> Of course, I've softened my position somewhat, since being shown that  
> "call by sharing" is simply a term for call-by-value in the case where  
> the values are object references.  That clearly does apply to Python  
> (as well as other OOP languages, where object references are  
> involved), and as long as we can explain it as just a restricted form  
> of call-by-value, I'm OK with that.

Humor me briefly.  In 'x= [1, 2, 3]', do you think that the value of x
is a memory address?

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