Terminology: "reference" versus "pointer"

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 19:04:07 CEST 2015

On Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 10:21:08 PM UTC+5:30, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Python values are not addresses. Python values are objects.

Which means for example...???
Atoms? Stars? People? Countries?

> Addresses, even when they exist, are not accessible in the Python language.
And you claim that these addresses are less accessible to python than the objects above?

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