[Python-Dev] PEP 204 - Range Literals

Thomas Wouters thomas@xs4all.net
Wed, 19 Jul 2000 16:39:50 +0200

On Tue, Jul 18, 2000 at 07:37:29PM -0500, Paul Prescod wrote:

> I'm not clear why we can't implement it as a function call to
> __builtins__.range .

I did that mostly because of the error messages. Giving the range() error
messages when using [1:100] is a bit confusing. Can't think of any other
reason, though.

Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net>

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