On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 5:46 PM, David Mertz <mertz@gnosis.cx> wrote:
If we *do* want the name 'slice' as the spelling for the thing that can either be called or indexed to create a slice object, we could probably use some boilerplate like this:

I can't stop you from doing that in your own session, but I don't want to reuse the builtin slice object for that. If this is so useful with Pandas maybe the Pandas library can define its own helper for this purpose.

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)