Is behavior of += intentional for int?

Günther Dietrich gd_usenet at spamfence.net
Sat Aug 29 18:25:54 CEST 2009


Paul McGuire <ptmcg at austin.rr.com> wrote:

>What exactly are you trying to do?

I think, he wants to kind of dereference the list element. So that he 
can write

>>> a += 1

instead of

>>> long_name_of_a_list_which_contains_data[mnemonic_pointer_name] += 1



Regards,

Günther



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