- deep copy¶
To copy the contents of an object as well as any embedded objects, and any objects embedded in them, and so on; implemented by the
deepcopyfunction in the
- deep equality¶
Equality of values, or two references that point to objects that have the same value.
- shallow copy¶
To copy the contents of an object, including any references to embedded objects; implemented by the
copyfunction in the
- shallow equality¶
Equality of references, or two references that point to the same object.