On Sun, 9 Jan 2005 03:54:13 +0900, Trevor Andrade
<trevor.andrade / utoronto.ca> wrote:
>  There doesn't seem to be any need for it since
> you can just modify an object by sending it a message eg x = x + 1 is the
> same as x.+(1). 
Minor correction, x = x + 1 IS not the same as x.+(1), its the same as
x = x.+(1). + is non-destructive, (well assuming this isn;t a user
defined or modified object).