Sonja Elen Kisa wrote:
> "foo += 1" somehow seems less elegant or pretty as "foo++".
> 
> Is there any reason Ruby doesn't have ++? Is it something that might be
> added in a future version?

foo+=1 follows the POLS.
foo++ leads to tricky behavior and tricky code and "clever" programming, 
which is usually a Bad Thing(tm).
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