Arithmetic sequences in Python

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at
Wed Jan 18 01:57:31 CET 2006

Gregory Petrosyan wrote:
> Hey guys, this proposal has already been rejected (it is the PEP 204).

No, this is a subtly different proposal.  Antoon is proposing *slice* 
literals, not *range* literals.  Note that "confusion between ranges and 
slice syntax" was one of the reasons for rejection of `PEP 204`_.  Which 
means that if Antoon really wants his proposal to go through, he 
probably needs to make sure that slice literals are clearly distinct 
from range literals.

.. _PEP 204:


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