overriding '=' operator?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Oct 30 22:05:40 CET 2003


user at domain.invalid wrote:

> Is it possible to override assignment, the
> way that '+' can be overridden for example?

You can in statements like

	a[i] = something

or

	a.x = something

by overriding methods on the a object, but you cannot override the
behavior for

	a = something

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