One last shot at the Augmented Assignment PEP

Rainer Deyke root at rainerdeyke.com
Thu Sep 14 02:44:30 CEST 2000


"Huaiyu Zhu" <hzhu at users.sourceforge.net> wrote in message
news:slrn8s04pv.9on.hzhu at rocket.knowledgetrack.com...
> How about using = for assignment and ! for augmentation?
>
> a = b = [];   a += [1]   # a==[1] and b==[]
> a = b = [];   a +! [1]   # a==[1]==b
>
> a = b = ();   a += (1,)  # a==(1,) and b==()
> a = b = ();   a +! (1,)  # Error, () is immutable.

This makes sense to me.


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