Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:20183] ++ Operator"
    on 01/08/24, SKa <kamphausen / novelscience.com> writes:

|I just needed some 30 minutes to debug a piece of code which gave me a
|parse error followed by some nested method errors. I was quite
|surprised to track it down to the term 'i++' in which I could see no
|error until I discovered that there is no ++ operator in Ruby. Is this
|due to any design concepts (that I don't understand) or is this just a
|missing feature? At least the Int class should have this operator
|defined, or what do you say?

"++" in C/C++ is fundamentally an assignment, or in other words, an
operation on variable not object, so that it would not fit well in
object-oriented model.  Try "i+=1" instead.

							matz.