Elementry question on indeces

Thomas A. Bryan tbryan at python.net
Sun Mar 5 06:03:35 CET 2000


Rick wrote:
[..in a reply to an answer to a sequence slicing question..]
> 
> OK, got it....thanks.
> 
> I would question why it's done this way, but I guess I should read on.

I often find it convenient that Lst[x:z] covers the same elements as does 
Lst[x:y] and Lst[y:z] for any indices 0 <= x <= y <= z <= len(Lst).  Perhaps 
you'll come to like this feature when you start using it more often in your 
Python programs.

Python-was-designed-for-my-convenience-<wink>-ly yours
---Tom



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