On 10/17/07, Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com> wrote:

>
> While we're discussing things with equal signs -- why isn't = a method?

I assume you mean in the execution of an expression like

a = b

as opposed to

a.b = c

Now in the first case, what object is sent the message :=

Remember that variable aren't objects, they are references to objects,
and assignment changes the binding of a variable it doesn't operate on
an object.


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