Compound Assignment Operators ( +=, *=, etc...)

Phil Hunt philh at
Fri Aug 13 17:48:50 EDT 1999

In article <37B47506.14EBD269 at>
           drew.mcdowell at "Drew McDowell" writes:
> I looked in the FAQ and couldn't find anything on the Compound
> Assignment Operators.
> (+=, *=, -=, etc..)
> Why dosen't Python support them?

Cos Guido doesn't like them, I imagine.

> Is there a easy way to add them?

Well, you have the source...

Phil Hunt....philh at

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