Finding the instance reference of an object

Arnaud Delobelle arnodel at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 31 10:29:49 CET 2008


On Oct 31, 9:12 am, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-
cybersource.com.au> wrote:
[...]
> There's enough difficulty with learning a new programming language
> without people adding to it by misusing terms like "call by value" to
> describe what Python does.

Maybe it could be named 'call by assignment'?

Then the focus might shift towards misconceptions about assignment and
augmented assignment, which are more often than not at the root of
people's misunderstandings.

--
Arnaud




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