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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Feb 10 04:59:38 CET 2006

Thomas Wouters wrote:

> I have a slight reservation about the name. ... On the other
> hand, there are other places (in C) that want an actual int, and they could
> use __index__ too.

Maybe __exactint__?

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