Errata: Typo in Python Tutorial

Markus Schaber markus at
Wed Aug 15 00:20:24 CEST 2001


> But, alas, the brackets are traditional (and, double alas,
> sometimes there IS no 'argument default value' that is
> truly equivalent to the total lack of an argument... e.g,
> the getattr builtin -- there's no value one can pass as
> the 3rd argument to make it behave as it does when
> it's called with only 2 arguments).

In a most of cases, one can pass None. But may be for builtins, that 
specifying None is different to specifyig nothing.

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