On Nov 9, 2007 12:39 PM, Boris Borcic firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Title says it all. Got used to += et al. My mind often expects augmented assignment syntax to exist uniformly for whatever transform.
If I am not mistaken, python syntax doesn't permit augmented assignment operators to sit between parens so that )= wouldn't risk confusing quick machine- or eye-scans to match parens.
Bizarre syntax. Close-parens should close something. Also, al it saves is 1 char.