Why should I switch to Python?

Tim Peters tim_one at email.msn.com
Thu May 11 05:03:49 CEST 2000

[Grant Griffin]
> Speaking of C, I find myself missing the "x=" operators, and "++".
> However, I understand and endorse the reasons Python omits them.

While ++ makes little sense in a language with immutable numbers, += (&
friends) can make good sense.  There's more on this in the FAQ and the ToDo
list.  Guido isn't opposed to augmented assignment.

and-i'm-in-favor-so-that's-that<wink>-ly y'rs  - tim

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