Terminology: "reference" versus "pointer"

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Sun Sep 13 04:42:48 CEST 2015

Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> writes:

> On 09/12/2015 08:22 PM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> > You appear to have the same level of knowledge of Python internals as 
> > the RUE has of the Python 3.3+ FSR unicode implementation.  Let's have 
> > some fun, is Python pass by value or pass by reference?  It has to be 
> > more interesting debating that than the drivel that's gone before in 
> > this thread.
> Oh you are a devious one there! This should get good.

No, it should stop there. Taunting trolls is no more welcome here than

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