[Python-ideas] proto-PEP: Fixing Non-constant Default Arguments

Chris Rebert cvrebert at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 06:27:53 CET 2007

Adam Olsen wrote:
> [snip]
> Another, more bizarre approach would be to require default arguments
> be hashable.  This would prevent lists from being used, protecting
> people from mistakes.

If my PEP ends up being rejected, I would fully support this. It 
wouldn't solve the more general problem, but at least it would prevent a 
common newbie mistake.

- Chris Rebert

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