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Is there pointer * in Python?

Hi all,

When I read "programming python", I found there is a code like
def parse(self, *text):
while text is a string. What's "*" mean?(Does it mean pointer like in

And I recall there is "**args" in Python, what's "**" mean?

Best regards,
Nov 23 '07 #1
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On Nov 23, 1:33 pm, Davy <zhushe...@gmail.comwrote:
When I read "programming python", I found there is a code like
def parse(self, *text):
And I recall there is "**args" in Python, what's "**" mean?
Unpacking Argument Lists - http://docs.python.org/tut/node6.htm...00000000000000

Nov 23 '07 #2
like in C
Why think to C?
Why not Cobol? APL? Intercal?

For think right in Python, forget C, forget others languages, think
inside Python...

Michel Claveau
Nov 23 '07 #3
think inside Python...
Assuming you *can* think while being slowly crushed and digested :D


Nov 23 '07 #4

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