Please help with MemoryError

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Fri Feb 12 22:33:31 CET 2010


On Fri, 12 Feb 2010 21:07:08 +0100, mk wrote:

> John Posner wrote:
> 
>>>      http://effbot.org/zone/call-by-object.htm
>>>      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evaluation_strategy
> 
>> [1] http://mail.python.org/pipermail/edu-sig/2008-May/008583.html
> 
> Hmm how about "call by label-value"?

Python's calling convention already has an well-established name, 
established over thirty years ago by the distinguished computer scientist 
Barbara Liskov, namely call-by-sharing. It's also known as "call-by-
object-reference". It doesn't need yet another name.



-- 
Steven



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