inclusive-lower-bound, exclusive-upper-bound (was Re: Range Operation pre-PEP)

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Sat May 12 00:18:27 CEST 2001

In article <3AFC5DF2.AB13724C at>,
Andrew Maizels  <andrew at> wrote:
>For example, I like Python's use of new-line as a statement separator,
>but in Pixy you can embed relational database queries directly into your
>code, and given the target application domain (business applications
>like accounting, customer service etc), I expect they'll be one of the
>commonest constructs in Pixy programs.  Unfortunately, queries have a
>tendency to be quite lengthy, and trying to squash them into one line or
>having line-contination markers all over the place both seem like bad

That's why Python has triple quotes.
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