On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 1:39 PM, Raymond Hettinger
<raymond.hettin...@gmail.com> wrote:
> So, the API design issue that confronts us is that it would be a bit weird 
> and disorienting for the arithmetic operators to have two different 
> signatures:
>     <counter> += <counter>
>     <counter> -= <counter>
>     <counter> *= <scalar>
>     <counter> /= <scalar>

This needn't be a blocker. Strings can be added to strings, and
strings can be multiplied by integers. If it's of practical value to
multiply a Counter by a number, by all means do it.

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