Does lua have something like python's slice
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Does lua have something like python's slice

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function table.slice(tbl, first, last, step)
  local sliced = {}

  for i = first or 1, last or #tbl, step or 1 do
    sliced[#sliced+1] = tbl[i]
  end

  return sliced
end

local a = {1, 2, 3, 4}
local b = table.slice(a, 2, 3)
print(a[1], a[2], a[3], a[4])
print(b[1], b[2], b[3], b[4])