[Python-Dev] Built in objects supporting slices

Alex Martelli aleax@aleax.it
Sun, 28 Apr 2002 21:47:00 +0200

On Sunday 28 April 2002 19:10, Raymond Hettinger wrote:
> Maybe we should also address the str/getitem/slice bug
> www.python.org/sf/473985 and kill two birds with one stone (or tie two

Yes, GvR's comments there do seem to address most of the work
needed to address this proposal, excepting only the details of
handling slices with step != 1 -- which aren't the hardest part.