[IronPython] [Python-Dev] IronPython and AST branch

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Sep 21 04:20:30 CEST 2006

On 9/17/06, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> One of the biggest issues I have with the current AST is that I don't believe
> it really gets the "slice" and "extended slice" terminology correct (it uses
> 'extended slice' to refer to multi-dimensional indexing, but the normal
> meaning of that phrase is to refer to the use of a step argument for a slice [1])

The two were introduced together and were referred to together as
"extended slicing" at the time, so I'm not sure who is confused.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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