[Python-Dev] [PEP] += on return of function call result

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl@samba-tng.org
Wed, 2 Apr 2003 15:12:33 +0000


On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 09:54:35AM -0500, Andrew Koenig wrote:

> Why can't you do this?
> 
>         for t in range(5):
>                 for r in range(10):
>                         foo = log.setdefault(r,'')
>                         foo += "test %d\n" % t
 
 because i am thick?

 ... now why didn't that occur to me :)

 thanks andrew,

 l.

 p.s. so it's on the "would be nice to have"