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>"Unlike in C, the scalar assignment operator produces a valid lvalue. Modifying an assignment is equivalent to doing the assignment and then modifying the variable that was assigned to."

This means that you can use the product of inner assignment as the left hand side (lvalue) of an outer assignment operator (=), as has been demonstrated.


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