Newbie question. Are those different objects ?

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Sat Dec 21 13:58:41 CET 2013

On Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:00:22 +0000, Mark Lawrence wrote:

> On 20/12/2013 15:34, rusi wrote:

>> You are also assuming that the two horizontal lines sometimes called
>> 'equals' have something to do with something called by the same name in
>> math -- equations
> A good point.  Shall I write a PEP asking for a language change which
> requires that that stupid = sign is replaced by a keyword reading
> something like
> thenameonthelefthandsideisassignedtheobjectontherighthandside ?

That's an excellent idea, and I look forward to reading the PEP.


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