[Python-3000] Making more effective use of slice objects in Py3k

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Aug 29 03:29:38 CEST 2006

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> You seem to be utterly convinced of the superior performance of your
> proposal without having done any measurements.

For my part, superior performance isn't the main
reason for considering string views. Rather it's
the simplification that would result from replacing
the current ad-hoc set of optional start-stop
arguments with a single easy-to-remember idiom.

What are your thoughts on that aspect?


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