[Python-Dev] PEP 203 Augmented Assignment

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Fri, 28 Jul 2000 15:02:29 +1200 (NZST)

> Try to call __getslice__ with unconverted start, stop and step
> If it fails with a TypeError, and step is not None, raise the above error
> Else, convert start and stop to ints like the current normal slice
> behaviour, and try __getslice__ the old way.


If my __getslice__ method has a bug which results in a type
error, I want to get a traceback about it, not have it silently

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