On Feb 23, 2009, at 5:49 PM, Eric Promislow wrote:
> Also at OSCON a few years ago Damian Conway, speaking from
> personal experience, claimed that any modern language that
> doesn't use a single '=' to indicate assignment is doomed to
> failure.  Having been on the wrong end of that argument
> I wouldn't hesitate to agree.

Interesting.  The problems caused by = vs == would seem to
be a counter argument.

I always liked Eiffel's choice of := for assignment and
a single = for comparison.

Gary Wright