aset/aref for char-tables, range-tables etc.
ben at 666.com
Wed Oct 5 06:36:48 EDT 2005
Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
>>>>>>"Ben" == Ben Wing <ben at 666.com> writes:
> Ben> i originally decided that it was a bad idea to allow
> Ben> aset/aref to operate over char-tables and range-tables, like
> Ben> FSF does. but now i'm not so sure.
>I have no opinion, except that the analogy to Python is weak precisely
>because we don't have slicing. I don't necessarily thing that's a
but setting a range on a char-table and range-table *is* somewhat like
slicing. [not exactly, since slicing slices in whole arrays, whereas we
slice in a foo * slice-size, in python lingo.]
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