On Tue, Aug 25, 2020, 05:10 Steven D'Aprano <steve@pearwood.info> wrote:
I attempted to send this yesterday, but used the wrong sender email
address and it got rejected.

I think this is still relevent, just to confirm I understand the
proposal correctly.

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Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 11:46:02 +1000
From: Steven D'Aprano <steve+python@pearwood.info>
To: python-ideas@python.org
Subject: Re: [Python-ideas] PEP 472 - slices in keyword indices, d[x=1:3]

On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 09:40:53PM -0400, Todd wrote:

> I think it is worth directly discussing the availability of slices in PEP
> 472-style keyword indices, since we seem to have mostly converged on a
> dunder method signature.  This is an issue that has been alluded to
> regarding keyword-based (labelled) indices but not directly addressed.  The
> basic syntax would be something like d[x=1:3].

I read that as equivalent to `d[x=slice(1, 3)]`. Is that your intention?

If that is your intention, then a big +1.

Yes, this was my intention.  The same as with current slices, just passed to the keyword argument.