On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 7:47 AM, Peter O'Connor <peter.ed.ocon...@gmail.com>

> 3) The idea that an assignment operation "a = f()" returns a value (a) is
> already consistent with the "chained assignment" syntax of "b=a=f()" (which
> can be thought of as "b=(a=f())").  I don't know why we feel the need for
> new constructs like "(a:=f())" or "(f() as a)" when we could just think of
> assignments as returning values (unless that breaks something that I'm not
> aware of)


>>> if x = 1:
>>>     print("What did I just do?")​
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