[swift-evolution] Optional Assignment Operator
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Wed Jan 25 12:20:03 CST 2017
On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1:11 PM Joe Groff via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> > On Jan 25, 2017, at 9:47 AM, Jacob Bandes-Storch <jtbandes at gmail.com>
> > Really? My observation from a quick test is that "a? = b" assigns b to a
> if a already has a value, or does nothing if it's nil. This is sort of the
> opposite of what's being proposed, which is that "a ?= b" should assign to
> a only if it does NOT have a value.
> My mistake, I misread the proposal. What Nichi appears to be suggesting is
> an assignment that only happens when `b` has a value. I would hesitate to
> spell that `?=` since that's so similar to '? =', but perhaps it's useful,
> though there are many ways to spell that already.
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