Robert Dober <robert.dober / gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 10:15 PM, matt neuburg <matt / tidbits.com> wrote:

> >  What I'm saying is: Doesn't the user reasonably expect that = and +=
> >  will have similar precedence? I don't really care about this any more,
> >  now that I know that I can disambiguate for myself using parentheses;
> >  but it feels like a bug, somehow. m.
> 
> And worse
> 
> y += boom rescue fine
> 
> is not equivalent to
> 
> y = y + boom rescue fine
> 
> that is not what I understand under syntactic sugar, but the behavior
> is all the same in MRI1.8 YARV and Jruby, that is not a nice thing.
> Well spotted indeed.

If we think this might be a bug, how do I report it? m.

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