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

Tom Christiansen tchrist at mox.perl.com
Thu Aug 19 05:22:16 CEST 1999


     [courtesy cc of this posting mailed to cited author]

In comp.lang.python, akuchlin at mems-exchange.org writes:
:... but if you coded "for i
:in biglist: resultlist += thingy", you'd do a lot of unnecessary list
:copying.  

Only if you implemented it that way, which wouldn't appear to be
particularly clever. :-)

--tom
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