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

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 18:45:35 CET 2011

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 3:04 AM, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> 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
> language.

The patch that message referred to was subsequently checked in, it
just didn't solve the bug mentioned in this thread :)


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