[Python-Dev] Keyword arg dictionary without keyword arguments

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Fri, 19 Jan 2001 11:34:45 -0500

> I get the impression that I'm currently seeing a non-NULL third
> argument in my (C) methods even though the method is called without
> keyword arguments.

> Is this new semantics that I missed the discussion about, or is this a bug?

Can't tell without spending more time looking at the code and
experimenting than I can afford today; but Jeremy refactored the
calling code, and it could be that you're seeing an empty dictionary
instead of a NULL.

Do you really need the NULL?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)