Proposed PEP: New style indexing, was Re: Bug in slice type

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Wed Aug 24 21:08:52 CEST 2005


Bryan Olson wrote:
> Paul Rubin wrote:
>  > Bryan Olson writes:
>  >
>  >>     seq[3 : -4]
>  >>
>  >>we write:
>  >>
>  >>     seq[3 ; $ - 4]
>  >
>  > +1
> 
> I think you're wrong about the "+1". I defined '$' to stand for
> the length of the sequence (not the address of the last
> element).

By "+1" he means, "I like it." He's not correcting you.

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