[issue8706] accept keyword arguments on most base type methods and builtins

Ezio Melotti report at bugs.python.org
Fri Mar 2 08:45:53 CET 2012

Ezio Melotti <ezio.melotti at gmail.com> added the comment:

> also: just because an argument is listed in the docs with a name does 
> not mean that that name is the most appropriate; part of adding keyword 
> support should be choosing a sensible name. 

I agree, but other implementations might not have this limitation and might already use the name that appears in the documentation/docstring -- or even a better one.

> I intend to bring this up for a brief discussion at the language summit
> next week



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