[Python-Dev] PEP for adding an sq_index slot so that any object, a or b, can be used in X[a:b] notation

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Feb 9 20:31:27 CET 2006

On 2/9/06, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> >    2) Change the ISINT macro in ceval.c to accomodate objects with the
> >    index slot defined.
> Maybe the macro should also be renamed?  Not exactly testing if
> something is an int anymore if it checks for __index__.

Have you looked at the code? ceval.c uses this macro only in the slice
processing code. I don't particularly care what it's called...

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