Author ned.deily
Recipients Ramchandra Apte, docs@python, eric.araujo, ezio.melotti, ned.deily, terry.reedy, tim.golden, tshepang
Date 2012-02-25.22:11:23
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"shallow copy" and "deep copy" are both standard computer science terms by no means unique to or invented by Python.  We should be cautious about documentation bloat and trying to redefine standard terms.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_copy#Shallow_copy
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