Label-Value (was: Re: Inheriting the @ sign from Ruby)

Erno Kuusela erno-news at
Tue Dec 12 22:48:54 CET 2000

In article <3A368E11.20C17E92 at>, Darren New
<dnew at> writes:

| Having 
|  x = 2 + 2
|  print x
| result in anything except "4" is probably a *really* bad idea.
| AFAIK, only FORTH and really old Fortrans allow this.

agreed - but this is not something (sane) a mutable integer object
would break.

  -- erno

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