Terminology: "reference" versus "pointer"

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 17:39:43 CEST 2015


On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 1:31 AM, rurpy--- via Python-list
<python-list at python.org> wrote:
> Ben,
>
> If the troll being taunted here is referring to me, I suggest
> you review my posts in this thread,  You've said in the past
> that you don't read posts from Google Groups (that's fine,
> your choice) so perhaps you do not have a clear idea what I
> have written.

I think Ben's referring to taunting jmf, whom Mark called the "RUE" or
"Resident Unicode Expert". There has been a long-standing antagonism
between those two (which is completely understandable), and one which
often spills over into vitriolic posts (which is less acceptable).

ChrisA


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