Terminology: "reference" versus "pointer"

Akira Li 4kir4.1i at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 22:32:06 CEST 2015


Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com> writes:

> On Monday, September 14, 2015 at 3:32:46 PM UTC-4, Akira Li wrote:
>> Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com> writes:
>> ...
>> > What do you feel is missing from Steven's diagram?
>> 
>> I don't feel anything missing because I don't expect the model to be
>> more detailed.
>
> Akira, you said, "neither models are detailed enough to describe
> meaningfully the behavior of Python code in the general case."   
>
> I'm wondering what aspect of the code's behavior isn't captured
> in this model?  I know you didn't expect it to be complete, but I'm
> not sure what you think is missing.
>

I don't understand what you are talking about.



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