[python-nl] getitem with slices??

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu Apr 19 17:10:10 CEST 2012


On 19 Apr, 2012, at 16:10, Dexter wrote:

> Hi, 
> 
> So they're re-factoring python a bit, some backwards (incompatible) changes to fix certain inconsistencies. 
> And I also knew that some other inconsistencies aren't gonna be changed, because of backwards incompatibility. 
> But I didn't know that they were also introducing inconsistencies, which is also breaking backwards compatibility.
> 
> getslice is being depricated, if you wanna use that, you should use getitem in p3k. So now, you should check if your argument is an index or a slice. 
> Can anyone explain why?

__getslice__ doesn't support extended slicing (obj[start:stop:step])

Ronald

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