string slicing

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at
Sun Dec 5 19:31:12 CET 2004

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> wrote:
> Ishwor wrote:
> >  I am trying some interactive examples here where i have come across
> > inconsistencies??? :O
> obsession with implementation artifacts is a premature optimization,
> and should be avoided.


> a suggestion: if you really want to be productive in python, forget about
> "is" for a while.

The above two tips are in my "top-10 things to tell newbs" list.

 - Josiah

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