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Re: PATCH: += parameter assignments

Borsenkow Andrej wrote:
> > One possible extension beyond what ksh does would be to also add a -=
> > assignment. It could be made to prepend to string and array values
> > which would be fairly useful. Or does anyone think that that behaviour
> > for -= would be too illogical?
> I would prefer += and =+ but that probably breaks ksh93 compatibility.

Using =+ as a special token would break all sorts of things fairly

integer i=+3

I don't imagine anyone's crying out for the prepending behaviour at the

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