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Date 2014-04-08.09:05:30
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From https://docs.python.org/3/glossary.html#term-sequence

> An iterable which supports efficient element access using integer indices via the __getitem__() special method and defines a __len__() method that returns the length of the sequence.

.parents *is* a sequence. And it *is* confusing that it doesn't accept negative indexes -- that is how I've encountered the bug.

Antoine, could you elaborate on what are the negative consequences of negative indexes to justify breaking the expectations?
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