[Python-Dev] sum(...) limitation

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Aug 9 07:36:11 CEST 2014

Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I've long believed that + is the wrong operator for concatenating 
> strings, and that & makes a much better operator.

Do you have a reason for preferring '&' in particular, or
do you just want something different from '+'?

Personally I can't see why "bitwise and" on strings should
be a better metaphor for concatenation that "addition". :-)


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