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

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Mon Aug 16 03:57:12 EDT 1999

Andrew Clover <esuzm at> wrote:
> I'd like a syntax like:
>   x.+(1)
> With the idea that x is an object (of type int) with a '+' method that
> adds stuff to it. It'd be nicer without the brackets though.

mutable integers?  now that's a really cool feature! (known
from Fortran and Tcl, among others. I'm pretty sure Perl
has them too ;-).


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