Paul Moore <p.f.mo...@gmail.com>:
> I'm curious - How would you explain Python's "variables" to someone
> who knows how C variables work, in a way that ensures they don't carry
> across any unfortunate misconceptions based on how C works?
Just say that
1. Every Python variable is of the type "Object *".
2. Every Python expression evaluates to a pointer (Object *).
3. Python's "." is equivalent to C's "->".
That'll get the main point across pretty fast.