[Python-ideas] keyword arguments everywhere (stdlib) - issue8706

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Mar 3 00:45:29 CET 2012

On 3/2/2012 5:46 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> Alternative proposal: how about using '/' ? It's kind of the opposite
> of '*' which means "keyword argument", and '/' is not a new character.

It took me a moment to get the pun on div / being the inverse of mul *. 
I like it. Very clever -- and memorable!

Terry Jan Reedy

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