mystery string code - help!

Uncle Ben ben at greenba.com
Thu Apr 21 02:58:14 CEST 2011


On Apr 20, 1:01 pm, Dan M <catd... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > As a newbie Pythoner, I understand [] -1] but would some tell me how
> > '::' does its magic?
>
> > Uncle Ben
>
> The -1 is the "stride" or "step" argument. It's described athttp://docs.python.org/release/2.3.5/whatsnew/section-slices.html
>
> Dan

Very helpful!

Ben



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