From: "Berger, Daniel" <djberge / qwest.com>
> This is a perl-ism that I use from time to time: ||=
> e.g.
> s = String.new
> s ||= "hello"
> This is just shorthand for:
> s = "hello" if s.nil?
> Any chance of adding this?  Or is this too difficult to parse?

irb(main):001:0> p= nil
nil
irb(main):003:0> p ||= "Hello"
"Hello"
irb(main):005:0> p ||= "Goodbye"
"Hello"
irb(main):006:0>

Cheers,
            Nat.
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