Python for air traffic control?

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Wed Jul 4 10:09:24 CEST 2001

"Peter Milliken" <peter.milliken at> wrote in message
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> True, but all you are arguing here is that Python and accompanying
> in it's current state, is not up to the task but could be made more
> appropriate to the problem/situation. So, "how long is a piece of string"?

len(thestring[thestart:theend]), of course.  What else?

For extra credit, explain why this need NOT equal theend-thestart...


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