Curious assignment behaviour

Richard Brodie R.Brodie at
Mon Oct 8 16:58:22 CEST 2001

"Dale Strickland-Clark" <dale at> wrote in message
news:8tb3stc5jcqfc0mh8eijmon4pnfa501loj at

> So how about an alternative assignment operator that can't be confused
> with equality but which yeilds the assigned value?
> Pascal uses :=

Nope. Pascal is like Python, it doesn't have an assignment operator.

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