On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 10:13 AM, Ramkumar Ramachandra
<artag...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> How exactly is it not equivalent to len = len || 1?
> Here, I dug up an article for you on the issue:
> http://www.rubyinside.com/what-rubys-double-pipe-or-equals-really-does-5488.html
> Although it's fine in this case, I wouldn't recommend using ||=
> because of the potential confusion.

I don't see the confusion, 'len ||= 1' is *exactly* the same as 'len =
1 if not len', which is what I expected.

Felipe Contreras
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