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On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 5:00 AM, steve donovan wrote:
>> - Something to fill all elements in a slice with a value. (This could
>> also apply to your other containers.)
> Yes, List.assign_slice  represents the cool Python feature L[i:j] =
> ls, but there's an obvious other operation to set a slice to a
> constant value, and naturally both of these generalize to 2D.

...also called "splice" in some other languages [1-3], which is a
generalization of the PL List.splice.