[Tutor] What is Ellipsis for?

alan.gauld@bt.com alan.gauld@bt.com
Mon, 27 Aug 2001 13:10:06 +0100

> I came across Ellipsis a while ago, and when I did, I just ignored it.
> However, now I just finally have to know: What the hell is it 
> for? I've tried reading the last paragraph of section 5.3.3 over and over 
> again and it just doesn't make sense now matter how I push it around 

Me too. I've hunted for examples of "extended slicing" in the tutor 
and in the other docs but other than the language lawyer stuff its 
a black hole. 

Now I'm curious, what is extended slicing? And where do ellipses come 
into it?

Alan g