array slicing currently does not support steps?

Paul Backus snarwin at
Tue Aug 4 00:21:36 UTC 2020

On Tuesday, 4 August 2020 at 00:03:16 UTC, mw wrote:
> On Monday, 3 August 2020 at 23:50:45 UTC, Paul Backus wrote:
>> You can use std.range.stride for this:
> OK, good to know.
> But if it's built into the language syntax (as extended array 
> slicing), it will be better: more succinct, and much easier for 
> Python programmers to adopt D.

In general, D tries to avoid adding special-purpose syntax for 
things that can be easily solved with library code.

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