The standard library

Greg Ewing greg at
Thu Jul 5 07:27:33 CEST 2001

Quinn Dunkan wrote:
> And a lot of C functions that could (and should) accept keyword arguments
> don't.  Even when the docs suggest they do, they don't.  For example, you
> should be able to write 'foo bar baz'.split(maxsplit=1)

As long as there's a difference, there should be a documentation
convention to distinguish between argument names which are
keywords and those which aren't.

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