Or perhaps more problematic what happens if only stride is specified?

On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 6:09 PM Chris Angelico <rosuav@gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 10:46 AM Cameron Simpson <cs@cskk.id.au> wrote:
>
> I know that range(start,end,stride) will produce what I'd want from
> iter(slice(start,end,stride)), but wouldn't it be reasonable for a slice
> itself to be iterable?
>
> Yes, only one obvious way and all that, but inside eg __getitem__ it
> seems to me that:
>
>     if isinstance(index, slice):
>         for i in index:
>             ... do stuff with i ...
>
> is the obvious thing to do.
>

What if the start is positive and the end is negative? What values should i get?

ChrisA
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