On Tuesday, 11 February 2003 at 20:40:05 +0900, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> In message "Re: value of assignment (Re: Order of the value of an expression changed? (PR#579))"
>     on 03/02/11, Sean Chittenden <sean / chittenden.org> writes:
> 
> |> to be the same as:
> |> 
> |>     f.b = 42
> |>     i = 42
> |
> |Egads!  Really?
> 
> Really.
> 

Isn't this like

 a = b = []

 where a and b point to the same thing?
 Or, even,

 a = b.c = []

 The fact that b.c is in there does not change what a is set to.
-- 
Jim Freeze
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