[Tutor] dictionaries, objects and scoping...

John Morris jrmorrisnc at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 03:31:50 CET 2008


so I could/should do

self.ot = Bar(self.name.copy()) instead

On Jan 21, 2008 9:25 PM, Kent Johnson <kent37 at tds.net> wrote:

> John Morris wrote:
> > Why does the pop in the Bar class nuke the srv k & v from Foo.name
> > <http://Foo.name> as well?
> Because they are both names for the same dict.
> Assignment in Python does not copy values; it binds a name to a value.
> Some good references:
> http://effbot.org/zone/python-objects.htm
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/56e7d62bf66a435c/
> Kent

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