[Python-ideas] slice.literal notation

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Jun 10 21:16:42 CEST 2015

On 06/10/2015 08:33 AM, Joseph Jevnik wrote:

> The basic idea is to provide an alternative constructor to 'slice' that uses
>  the subscript syntax. This allows people to write more understandable code.


> There is a second change proposed here and that is to 'slice.__repr__'. This
>  change makes the repr of a slice object match the new literal syntax to make
>  it easier to read.


Having the old repr makes it possible to see what the equivalent slice() spelling is.


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