Augmented assignment (ie. += and friends) for Python!
mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Fri May 12 20:30:47 CEST 2000
Michael Hudson <mwh21 at cam.ac.uk> writes:
> You can read about it and find a patch here:
> Questions, comments, flames, praise, abuse - all welcome.
Well, that provoked a lot of noise, didn't it?
Undeterred I have put a new version of the patch on starship. The
main change is to support more operators; I now support
+= -= *= /= %= &= ^= |= <<= >>= **=
(does C have &&= and ||=? I can't remember, and Python's not getting
The patch also contains the changes to the built grammar, so you don't
need to rebuild it to try the patch, but it's bigger.
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anything for the layman.
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