On 2009-11-04, Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> In message "Re: Ruby doesn't implement x++ for Fixnum's because ???"
>     on Wed, 4 Nov 2009 23:31:46 +0900, Marnen Laibow-Koser <marnen / marnen.org> writes:

>|I believe you are quite wrong.  If a destructive function like gsub! can 
>|be implemented as a method, then I see no reason that +=, |=, or postfix 
>|++ couldn't be.

> Only if you accept the language that can change the value of 1 to 2.
> I don't.

Hmph.  Fortran can change constants, why's Ruby so much less powerful?

:)

-s
p.s.:  Thanks much for providing such an enjoyable language.
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