On Tue, Jul 21, 2020, 5:48 AM Gerrit Holl <gerrit.holl@gmail.com> wrote:
On Sat, 18 Jul 2020 at 18:31, MRAB <python@mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> I haven't followed this thread for a while, but, to me, it seems that
> the simplest option would be to pass the keyword arguments as a dict:
>      obj[a, b:c, x=1] does obj.__getitem__((a, slice(b, c)), dict(x=1))
> If there are no keyword arguments, then there's no dict.

Could the entire argument be turned into a namedtuple?

The original rejected PEP had some good reasons for not going with a namedtuple. I haven't read it in a while but I suggest considering them. The biggest one being, a new class would have to be created and instantiated for every indexing operation.