[Python-ideas] Function to apply superset of arguments to a function
brett at python.org
Wed Sep 9 18:19:50 CEST 2009
This is the wrong list to ask for help with something like this.
comp.lang.python/python-list is the proper place to try to get help.
On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 18:07, Andrey Fedorov <anfedorov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've written a function  called apply_some which takes a set of keywords
> arguments, filters only those a function is expecting, and calls the
> function with only those arguments. This is meant to suppress TypeErrors - a
> way to abstract the logic which checks what arguments a passed-in function
> For example:
> def foo(x=1, y=2):
> return (x,y)
> apply_some(foo, y=0, z="hi") // calls foo(y=0)
> -> (1,0)
> I'd like to expand this to fill undefined arguments with None, but before I
> do, does anyone know of any packages/libraries which either do something
> similar or would make this code cleaner?
> 1. http://gist.github.com/183375
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