[Python-ideas] New 3.x restriction on number of keyword arguments

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 23:50:15 CEST 2010

On Sep 17, 2010, at 4:00 PM, Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any support here for trying to get smarter about the keyword-only argument implementation?  The 255 limit does not seem unreasonably low, but then it was once thought that no one would ever need more that 640k of ram.  If the new restriction isn't necessary, it would be great to remove 

This has been requested before, but rejected for the lack of a valid use case. See issue 1636.   I think supporting huge named tuples for the benefit of database applications is a valid use case. 
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