[Python-Dev] Term unification

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Wed Sep 14 22:05:25 CEST 2005

Ah, ok. Then I guess everything's fine. It was just the

/* make sure there are no duplicate values for an argument;
   its not clear when to use the term "keyword argument vs.
   keyword parameter in messages */

that disturbed me.


Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Correct usage is argument for the call site but parameter for the
> function/method definition. So you can't just count occurrences.
> On 9/14/05, Reinhold Birkenfeld <reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> looking at bug #1283289, I saw that the term "keyword parameter" is used in
>> Python/getargs.c, mixed with "keyword argument".
>> Grepping through the source, "keyword parameter" had 43 matches, while
>> "keyword argument" had 430. Should the "parameter" form be extinguished?
>> Reinhold
>> (And BTW, should bug #1283289 be fixed as the poster suggests?)

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