On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 10:22 PM, Brian Candler <b.candler / pobox.com> wrote:
>
> However the assignment operators =, +=, -= etc are *not* mapped to
> method calls, in addition to the short-circuit boolean operators as
> you've already pointed out.

But they are syntactic sugar for the syntactic sugar (except for "=",
which is probably better seen as a keyword):

a += b expands to a = a + b.

-- 
Phillip Gawlowski

Though the folk I have met,
(Ah, how soon!) they forget
When I've moved on to some other place,
There may be one or two,
When I've played and passed through,
Who'll remember my song or my face.