Hello Gergely,

Friday, October 11, 2002, 8:05:26 PM, you wrote:

>>3) 'x+=b', 'x*=b' and other assignment operators is internally translated
>>into 'x=x+b' and so on, so these operators assign to x reference to
>>newly created object

KG> If this is true, a+=1 creates a new object. Can't it be avoided?

what you mean? if you want to increment in place, use another
operations, like "succ!". btw, integers are saved w/o references, so
for Fixnum this question is without sense


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