[Tutor] Python Book Recommendations [Was:[Re: Security]]

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Thu Aug 16 21:45:30 CEST 2007

wesley chun wrote:
> in python, *everything* is call by reference

Not sure I really want to get into this, but here goes...

Python passes object references by value. This is not the same as call 
by reference. With call by reference, *assignment* to a function 
parameter changes the value seen by the caller. This is not possible in 

Lots of analysis here:


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