On Sat, Sep 26, 2020, 11:30 PM Greg Ewing <greg.ewing@canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
On 27/09/20 3:43 pm, Ricky Teachey wrote:
> telling people "either provide a default argument for
> both index AND value in your __setitem__ method, or neither" is also a
> perfectly legitimate way forward.

Giving the value parameter of a __setitem__ a default seems like a
weird thing to do, since under normal circumstances it will never
get used.


I agree it's certainly weird. But it fixes the problem. And there's not much effort required.