# coerce_range_list_param¶

astropy.io.votable.util.coerce_range_list_param(p, frames=None, numeric=True)[source]

Coerces and/or verifies the object p into a valid range-list-format parameter.

As defined in Section 8.7.2 of Simple Spectral Access Protocol.

Parameters: p : str or sequence May be a string as passed verbatim to the service expecting a range-list, or a sequence. If a sequence, each item must be either: a numeric value a named value, such as, for example, ‘J’ for named spectrum (if the numeric kwarg is False) a 2-tuple indicating a range the last item my be a string indicating the frame of reference frames : sequence of str, optional A sequence of acceptable frame of reference keywords. If not provided, the default set in set_reference_frames will be used. numeric : bool, optional TODO parts : tuple The result is a tuple: a string suitable for passing to a service as a range-list argument an integer counting the number of elements