copy on write

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at
Fri Jan 13 08:50:23 EST 2012

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 7:30 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
> It seems there's a distinct difference between a+=b (in-place
> addition/concatenation) and a=a+b (always rebinding), which is sorely
> confusing to C programmers. But then, there's a lot about Python
> that's sorely confusing to C programmers.

I think this is confusing to just about everyone, when they first encounter it.

-- Devin

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