Augmented Assignement (was: Re: PEP scepticism)

Thomas Wouters thomas at
Tue Jul 3 09:25:06 CEST 2001

On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 09:54:17PM -0700, Courageous wrote:

> Be what may about the current implementation and future of Python, it is
> simply wrong that a = a + 1 is evaluated differently than a += 1.

And I simply disagree :) Like I said before, I see no reason for it to be
wrong that they are different. To me, it would be very wrong if they did the
*same* thing.

Thomas Wouters <thomas at>

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