[Python-ideas] Boolean parameters guidelines
Sven R. Kunze
srkunze at mail.de
Wed May 11 12:10:23 EDT 2016
On 07.05.2016 23:41, Serhiy Storchaka wrote:
> I propose to add following recommendations in PEP 8 or other documents:
> 1. It is preferable to pass boolean arguments as keyword arguments (if
> this is not the only argument).
> 2. It is preferable to declare boolean parameters as keyword-only
As this proposal concerns the readability of code, the situation is
arguably worse for boolean parameters; so +1.
Additionally, it seems like this could be said for other primitive
datatypes as well:
>>> sleep(100) # minutes?
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