Paul Moore <>:

> 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.


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