[IPython-user] Macros & slice notation

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Fri Dec 30 14:14:33 CST 2005


Alan suggested:
>> Maybe N--M? 

On Fri, 30 Dec 2005, Fernando Perez apparently wrote: 
> Why the extra dash?

Clarity.
En dashes commonly indicate an inclusive range,
and a double dash is the common ASCII representation.



> Do you mean having both?  I'm -0.5 on that: too many ways 
> of doing things is a recipe for unnecessary confusion 

As long as the notation does not confuse, either seems fine.

Thanks,
Alan







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