[Tutor] pointers in python

Lloyd Kvam pythontutor@venix.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2001 10:12:12 -0500

Python variables are pointers to the memory locations that hold the Python objects.

HOWEVER, there is no pointer arithmatic and you don't actually deal with those addresses.
The id function returns a value that is based upon the memory address.  This lets you
see if two objects with the same content are actually the same object.

python_sun wrote:

> hi all,
>  i am newbie in python i am aware with C. How python handle Pointers. if U know please help.
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