Variables with cross-module usage
tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Nov 30 02:00:07 CET 2009
Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> In these languages, the names always refer to the same location.
> Python confuses matters by having names that don't really refer to
> location, but are attached to the objects.
In everyday life and natural languages, names refer to people, other
objects, roles, and only occasionally to places that can be occupied. I
could claim that it is classical computer languages that confuse by
restricting names to locations in a linear sequence. You are just used
to the straightjacket ;-).
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