enhancing slicing

Markus Schaber markus at schabi.de
Mon Aug 27 00:21:04 CEST 2001


Bengt Richter <bokr at accessone.com> schrub:

> I would rather have the alternative syntax
>     a[b:+c]

This is not good as it is already valid at least since python 1.5.2 
with a different meaning (the + unary operator):
>>> list = [1,2,3,4,5,6]
>>> a = 2
>>> b = 3
>>> list[a:+b]
[3]

markus

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