Programming

Python Is Neither Call by Value Nor Call by Reference

It’s call-by-sharing.

Yang Zhou
TechToFreedom
Published in
4 min readJan 30, 2024

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Python Is Neither Call by Value Nor Call by Reference
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In Python, the concept of “call by value” or “call by reference” doesn’t exactly apply as it does in languages like C or C++.

This is the root of much, if not all, confusion.

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