[Python-Dev] Negative times behaviour in itertools.repeat for Python maintenance releases (2.7, 3.3 and maybe 3.4)

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Mon Jan 27 06:01:08 CET 2014

On 01/26/2014 08:40 PM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 11:26 PM, Vajrasky Kok 
> <sky.kok at speaklikeaking.com <mailto:sky.kok at speaklikeaking.com>> wrote:
>     In case we are taking "not backporting anything at all" road, what is
>     the best fix for the document?
> I would say no fix is needed for this doc because the signature 
> suggests (correctly) that passing times by keyword is not supported.

Where does it do that?

And why would the function support keyword arguments, if it was the 
author's intent to not support them?  It's easier to not support them, 
you call PyArg_ParseTuple.  Calling PyArg_ParseTupleAndKeywords is 
slightly more involved.

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