Fri Jan 6 04:57:43 EST 2006
Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au> writes:
> > def izip5(*iterables, fill=None):
> Doesn't work: keyword arguments must be listed before * and ** arguments.
Eh, ok, gotta use **kw.
> def function(*iterators, **kwargs):
> if kwargs.keys() != ["fill"]:
> raise ValueError
> It might not be the easiest API to extend, but for a special case like
> this, I think it is perfectly usable.
Yeah, that's what the earlier version had. I tried to bypass it but
as you pointed out, it's a syntax error. The code I posted also has a
deliberate syntax error (until Python 2.5), namely the use of the new
conditional expression syntax (PEP 308). That could be worked around
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