Possible to slice a string with unpacked tuple?

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Sat Jan 24 23:59:14 CET 2009


Benjamin,
> Use the built-in slice.
Perfect!! That's exactly what I was looking for - I didn't know
this object existed.
> What's wrong with unpacking the tuple?
I'm extracting fields from a huge, multi-gig log file. I was
trying to avoid doing something like myString[ myTuple[ 0 ]:
myTuple[ 1 ] )  millions of times in a loop.

Thank you!
Malcolm
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