code review

Ben Finney ben+python at
Mon Jul 16 13:34:36 CEST 2012

Duncan Booth <duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> writes:

> Technically of course Python doesn't have assignment, it just binds
> names.

Names, or other references.

I'd argue that Python has assignment, and assignment in Python is
identical with binding references to objects.

But then, the Python documentation refers to “variables” as though they
exist in Python, which I'd argue they don't. It's all very confusing :-)

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