----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gavin Sinclair" <gsinclair / soyabean.com.au>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 6:32 PM
Subject: Re: Things That Newcomers to Ruby Should Know (11/24/02)


> I don't know what a[x += 1] does in Ruby, and I'm not going to ask.

:) I'll answer anyway. It's nothing mysterious,
exactly what it looks like -- the equivalent of
a pre-increment. (The inner expression has to be
evaluated first.)

Hal