Benjohn Barnes wrote:
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> On 17 Mar 2006, at 06:11, Stephen Waits wrote:
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>> Matthew Moss wrote:
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>>> deck = deck[x..-1] + deck[0...x]   # notice differing amounts of dots
>>
>>
>> I find myself constantly pointing this out too.. is anyone else  
>> bothered by it?  Has Matz weighed in on this in the past?
> 
> 
> I like being able to express either. I often don't remember which is  
> which though. It feels like they're the wrong way round because three  
> dots ought to go a little bit further than two :)
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> 
> 
from _why's (poignant) guide:

"When you see that third dot, imagine opening the accordion slightly. 
Just enough to let one note from its chamber. The note is that end 
value. Wel let the sky eat it."