How to fix those errors?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 02:05:29 CET 2014


On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 11:38 AM, Steven D'Aprano
<steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> for people who have a broken keyboard or have remapped colon to something
> else. It would also make reading slices an exciting adventure:
>
>     seq[1,,,,][,,,,,,,,-1]
>
>
> What do you think? Is it perhaps better suited to perl-ideas?

Actually, I think this would fit in very nicely with C's trigraphs -
an excellent idea spoiled by the use of the arbitrary number three.
Using even numbers, especially powers of two, will make the idea ever
so much better.

ChrisA



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