Python Slice Questions

1. why does


call a.__getitem__ with an argument:

slice(0, 2147483647, None)

instead of

slice(None, None, None)

2. where are slice lists, like:


documented? The only place I've found is the language reference but the semantics are not explained there. Does this feature exist purely for Numeric Python?

UPDATE: slice lists have existed since 1.4 it appears.

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