On Tuesday, 26 November 2002 at  9:32:44 +0900, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> Ruby can't/won't replicate this behaviour, so swiping the operators would
> mislead.  I don't know what a[x += 1] does in Ruby, and I'm not going to ask.

It's syntax sugar only, 

 so a[x += 1] = a[x = x + 1] => a[x+1]  # => x = x + 1.


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