[Python-ideas] Make all switches keyword-only

Pablo Torres N. tn.pablo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 23:48:53 CEST 2009


> It is probably way too late for existing functions.  What you might
> propose (but it would still be a long shot) are changes to PEP 8,
> which often gets used as a style guide.
>
> You may wish to recommend that
> (a)  *future* such functions be keyword-only, and
> (b)  current calls be updated to act as though the underlying
> functions were keyword-only.
>
> -jJ
>

After all the bad critics here and in the bug tracker, I think I'll
leave it to that.



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