[Python-ideas] Before and after the colon in funciton defs.
tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Sep 23 23:32:21 CEST 2011
On 9/22/2011 9:11 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
> def f(x, _i=i): # pydoc would, by default, display the signature as 'f(x)'
> return x + _i
I presume you meant def f(x, *, _i=i): return x+_i so that _i will be
> Keyword-only arguments in Py3k already help with this approach to the
> question, especially when the 'hidden' keyword is prefixed with an
> underscore to indicate it isn't meant for public consumption.
It certainly makes it impossible to 'accidentally' override with an
extra positional parameter.
Terry Jan Reedy
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