does lack of type declarations make Python unsafe?

Kevin Reid kpreid at
Tue Jun 17 04:31:28 CEST 2003

Gerhard Häring <gh at> wrote:

> There is something that helps with confusing the order of arguments: 
> *Only* use named parameters.
> I've heard of Ada 95 projects that mandate this style for 
> procedure/function calls.

I'll put my gripe here just because you mentioned named parameters:

I would like to use named parameters more often in Python, but I don't
like them being required to be optional.

Kevin Reid

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