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Feature #6841

Updated by nobu (Nobuyoshi Nakada) almost 8 years ago

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 Quite often in Ruby, I find myself doing something like: (({my_var[:foo][:bar] = my_var[:foo][:bar].to_i})) or (({obj.foo.bar = obj.foo.bar.to_i})). Realising this, I thought of what would be a fairly nice shorthand syntax for this, which could be: (({my_var[:foo][:bar] .= to_i})). How this works should be pretty self-explanatory. The (({.=})) operator works exactly like any other assignment operator of this nature. 

 Would be nice to see this in Ruby 2.0. Wondering what others think of this? 
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