Need help in understanding a python code

Chris Rebert clp at rebertia.com
Sun Nov 16 05:54:05 CET 2008


On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 8:41 PM, silverburgh.meryl at gmail.com
<silverburgh.meryl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am trying to understand the following line:
> # a is an integer array
>
> max([(sum(a[j:i]), (j,i))

This code isn't valid. You have a [ with no closing ].

Cheers,
Chris
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>
> Can you please tell me what that means,
> I think sum(a[j:i] means find the some from a[j] to a[i]
> But what is the meaning of the part (j,i)?
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