matz / netlab.co.jp (Yukihiro Matsumoto) writes:

> You mean `"hi"[2,1]', right?
> 
> As I replied to Andy's bug report (PR#21), I consider it a feature.
> But if it's surprising, I'm open to the discussion, according to the
> principle of least surprise.

Thanks for not giving it away ;-)

I was interested to see if we just have a mental block here, and
Ruby's interpretation is what people expect.

I was also interested to see if anyone had ever used the feature in
code.


It's most likely that Andy & I just talked ourselves into a state of
confusion here...


Regards


Dave