Suggestion for "syntax error": ++i, --i

Doug Holton insert at
Tue Dec 21 01:05:29 CET 2004

> Petr Prikryl wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Summary: In my opinion, the C-like prefix
>> increment and decrement operators (++i and --i)
>> should be marked as "syntax error".

Let me rephrase my answer.
This is a good sugestion for Python 3.0, a.k.a. Python 3000:

In the future you may be able to to this:


However, Python 3.0 is likely years away.  If you want to know how to 
run this code today, ask Fredrik Lundh.

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