Python 3K or Python 2.9?

Aahz aahz at
Fri Sep 14 04:21:05 CEST 2007

In article <874phz5i9n.fsf at>,
Ben Finney  <bignose+hates-spam at> wrote:
>Specifically an easier way of doing it provided by the language syntax
>(hence "syntactic sugar"). As in, "the form 'foo += 1' is syntactic
>sugar for 'foo = foo + 1'".

Except, of course, that it isn't, quite.  ;-)
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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