[IPython-user] Macros & slice notation

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Fri Dec 30 12:29:10 CST 2005


    >> we could change the range syntax in %macro and %save to use 
    >> N-M

    Alan> Maybe N--M?

    >> instead of N:M 

I'm not exactly sure of the Python context where these will be operational,
but both n-m and n--m are already valid Python expressions:

    >>> n=3
    >>> m=-7
    >>> n--m
    -4
    >>> 3---7
    -4

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