Explanation of list reference
rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Feb 17 00:02:26 CET 2014
On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 9:54 AM, Gregory Ewing
<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Chris Angelico wrote:
>> Because everything in Python is an object, and objects always are
>> handled by their references.
> <beginner_thought> So, we have objects... and we have
> references to objects... but everything is an object...
> so does that mean references are objects too?
References aren't themselves objects. Names, attributes, etc, etc,
etc, all refer to objects. Is it clearer to use the verb "refer"
rather than the noun "reference"?
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