[docs] [issue16556] Update string.Formatter.vformat documentation to say "**kwargs"

Éric Araujo report at bugs.python.org
Mon Nov 26 06:00:38 CET 2012


Éric Araujo added the comment:

Hello Taavi!  It seems to me there is little value in changing all docs to use “**kwargs” instead of “**kwds”, given that this cannot cause actual problems.  The interesting thing is that the function takes keyword args.

For string.Formatter.vformat, I see no harm in changing it, but also no value.  Core developers tend to resist to aesthetic/cleanup/perfectionism-only changes for the sake of minimizing diff churn, avoiding divergences between versions and not taking unneeded risks (less so for doc changes, but a real concern for code cleanups).  Ezio, what do you think?

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nosy: +eric.araujo, ezio.melotti

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