On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 10:04 PM, Raymond Hettinger email@example.com wrote:
Does this make any semantic sense to users (i.e. they specifically want to the i-th item of sequence but don't even know long the sequence is)?
I still occasionally want to do it with sys.argv to implement optional positional arguments before I remind myself to quit messing around reinventing the wheel and just import argparse. But yeah, being a better idea than the conversion function proposals is a far cry from being a good idea :)