[Python-Dev] Generalizing *args and **kwargs

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 22:43:24 CET 2006

Thomas Wouters wrote:
> Although I've made it look like I have a working implementation, I haven't.
> I know exactly how to do it, though, except for the AST part ;) Once I
> figure out how to properly work with the AST code I'll probably write this
> patch whether it's a definite 'no' or not, just to see if I can. I wouldn't
> mind if people gave their opinion, though.

A phase 1 for Python 2.5 that allowed keyword args to go between "*args" and 
"**kwds" at the call site would be nice (Guido even approved the concept 
already, it's that it hasn't irritated anyone enough to actually tweak the 
grammar. . .)


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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