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Sent: Sunday, February 04, 2001 4:56
Subject: More operators?
I have a question: How can I implement
operators"(not sure on the exact term) like += and
For clarification, a+=b is the same as a=a+b. However I've some users
want to be able to do += directly.
This is not a bad idea. Python has just added (i
think they are called) augmented operators eg. +=, -=, in v2.0 after
I believe x += 1 would be faster for Lua than x =
x+1, this is one of the reasons for adding it in Python besides convenience. ie.
none mutable value becomes mutable in this case.
I've looked at the source, and the
biggest obstacle I can see(I think) is
how to determine whether to use
setglobal, setlocal, or settable for