A Suggestion for Python Colon Syntax

David Abrahams abrahams at mediaone.net
Sat Dec 23 10:38:10 EST 2000

"Tim Peters" <tim.one at home.com> wrote in message
news:mailman.977544967.21073.python-list at python.org...

> 2. The NumPy people had a real problem in that
>     x = x + y
> could end up generating multimegabyte temp arrays while
>     x += y
> need not.  That is, for them it wasn't "just another way" to write the
> former; it offers crucially different semantics.

Yes! Any chance of getting this capability for extension classes?


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