Author eli.bendersky
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Date 2010-11-27.10:37:43
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> Hi, I'm also looking at listobject.c also... if we want list.clear() to
> behave exactly like del list[], we may be able to just call list_ass_slice
> on the list. Similarly for list.copy which should behave like a=l[:]
>

Note that when executed to do 'del lst[:]' (i.e. with argument v set to 0
and ilow/ihigh to the maximal range of the list), list_ass_slice will just
call list_clear anyway, which is a cue that this indeed is the right way to
do it, despite the strange comment I mentioned in my message above.
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