Terminology: "reference" versus "pointer"

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Sun Sep 13 00:14:18 CEST 2015


On 9/12/2015 12:58 PM, rurpy--- via Python-list wrote:

> The question is whether what "pointer" means in languages that use the
> word is*so*  different than its meaning in the Python sense

I can't find a single reference to pointer in the python docs outside of 
ctypes.  What is its python sense?

Is-there-no-hammer-in-this-toolbox-ly y'rs

Emile




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