I'm wrong or Will we fix the ducks limp?

Jussi Piitulainen jussi.piitulainen at helsinki.fi
Thu Jun 9 06:56:58 EDT 2016


BartC writes:

> On 09/06/2016 10:46, Antoon Pardon wrote:
>> Op 09-06-16 om 09:36 schreef Steven D'Aprano:
>
>>> Your example demonstrates object mutation, not assignment.
>>
>> Generally assignment and mutation don't contradict each other.
>> So IMO the cause is the same, a mutation. In some languages you
>> can mutate your variable through an assignment and in others you
>> can't.
>
> I think this is what is confusing you.
>
> Mutation is like repairing or customising my car.
>
> Full assignment is like buying a new car.

Nice.

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