Strange error

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu May 18 16:31:45 CEST 2006


WSobczuk at gmail.com wrote:

> I have encountered a very strange error and I'm hoping that some Python
> hackers here could give me insight on this.
> 
> searchview.py file contains two functions:
> def mysearch(indexname, request, c, page = 0, searchdburl = INDEX_URL,
> query_add = {}, queries = [], form = True, limit = DEFAULT_LIMIT, tags
> = {}, order = ''):
> and
> def search(findquery, path = None, page=0, tags = {}, order='', limit =
> DEFAULT_LIMIT, queries=[], searchdburl = INDEX_URL):

default values are evaluated once, when the function object is created. 
  this is explained in the tutorial, in the language reference, and in 
the FAQ:

http://pyfaq.infogami.com/why-are-default-values-shared-between-objects

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