[Python-ideas] Python Users Aren't Perfect

Masklinn masklinn at masklinn.net
Thu Dec 15 22:06:43 CET 2011

On 2011-12-15, at 22:00 , Ned Batchelder wrote:
> What?  The whole point of the "def foo(*args)" syntax is so a function can take an unknown-length list of arguments, which will be treated uniformly.
That's not *entirely* true, it's also used for proxy functions, in order to just pass a bunch of arguments (positional or keywords) along to the next level without having to unpack and repack them one by one.

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