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Author pitrou
Recipients benjamin.peterson, georg.brandl, jmillikin, pitrou, rhettinger
Date 2009-05-14.19:33:37
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> Why did the list implementation get changed in Py3.x?  Is it now
> necessary for any subscripting type to put the same method in both the
> sequence methods and mapping methods?  Was this change necessary?

I think it's a case of foolish consistency. In py3k there are no opcodes
dedicated to slicing anymore, instead the slice object is passed to the
mapping's getitem method.
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Date User Action Args
2009-05-14 19:33:41pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, georg.brandl, rhettinger, benjamin.peterson, jmillikin
2009-05-14 19:33:38pitroulinkissue5945 messages
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