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.= doesn't make sense for its new purpose

If you can't imagine a function for it, it automatically does not make sense?

It could very well become a mutator for objects. As $foo += 5 equals $foo = $foo + 5, $foo .= lc could equal $foo = $ Especially for @foo.sort and @foo.=sort, this would be great to have.

I've been wanting mutating and non-mutating versions of builtins for a while now, and this seems to me a good way to do it.

See also Re: Re: What should be returned in scalar context?.

Does it make sense now?

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In reply to Re: Re: Re: Thoughts on some new operators for perl (6 or 7) by Juerd
in thread Thoughts on some new operators for perl (6 or 7) by BigLug

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