Pass by reference

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Thu Jan 1 19:22:34 CET 2009

alex goretoy wrote:
> I recently conquered this pass by ref thing. This is how I did it.

What you did was to pass a mutable object and mutate it.  Absolutely 
standard practice in Python.  I am glad you learned it, but also 
learning and using the standard terminology will also help.  Hope you 
enjoy Python too.


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