Please help with MemoryError

Mel mwilson at
Fri Feb 12 21:22:08 CET 2010

mk wrote:

> John Posner wrote:
>> [1]
> Hmm how about "call by label-value"?

Nothing egregiously wrong with it.. maybe it's a bit wordy.  It may be an 
uphill fight getting it accepted into computer science the way Call by 
value, Call by reference, Call by sharing, and Call by copy-restore have 
been (<>).

> That is, you change labels by assignment, but pass the value of the
> label to a function. Since label value is passed, original label is not
> changed (i.e. it's not call by reference).
> However, an object referenced by label value can be changed in Python,
> like in classic example of list label passed to a function and then this
> list being modified in a function.
> Regards,
> mk

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