[Python-ideas] Add irange with large integer step support to itertools

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Mon Jan 10 18:04:59 CET 2011

Martin Manns, 10.01.2011 18:01:
> original message by Nick Coghlan in issue2690:
>> "I brought the patch up to date for the Py3k branch, but realised just
>> before checking it in that it may run afoul of the language moratorium
>> (since it alters the behaviour of builtin range objects)."

The language moratorium does not apply here because the described behaviour 
is a limitation that is specific to the CPython implementation, not the 


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