Conversion from tuple to argument list?

Michael Hudson mwh at
Wed Nov 21 11:29:54 CET 2001

David Bolen <db3l at> writes:

> Thus the preface about "newer python releases".  This feature (and
> **kwargs for passing keyword arguments) mirrors the use of the similar
> syntax in function formal parameters for accepting normal unnamed and
> keyword arguments.  It was added in Python 2.0.
> It's mentioned briefly in the What's New document for Python 2.0
> (  I'm not actually sure
> where it may be documented in the primary set of documentation.

I'm not sure that it is; I think there's a bug floating around on sf
about this.  Hopefully it will get fixed before 2.2 gets out.


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