Compound Assignment Operators ( +=, *=, etc...)
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Aug 14 20:06:35 CEST 1999
Phil Hunt <philh at vision25.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Cos Guido doesn't like them, I imagine.
seen on the python list, back in november 1991:
> How about providing assignment operators?
> Agreed. Now that the parser can actually recognize
> two-character operators, adding these wouldn't be so
> hard (except that the grammar tables will grow again :-( ).
since this hasn't made it into the language yet, I suppose
keeping the grammar tables small is quite important ;-)
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