Help understanding list operatoins inside functions in python 3

stephen.boulet at gmail.com stephen.boulet at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 13:51:19 CET 2015


I'm a bit confused why in the second case x is not [1,2,3]:

x = []

def y():
    x.append(1)

def z():
    x = [1,2,3]

y()
print(x)
z()
print(x)

Output:
[1]
[1]



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