function with list argument defaulting to [] - what's going on here???

BJörn Lindqvist bjourne at
Sun Apr 15 05:29:01 CEST 2007

> This comes up so often that I wonder whether Python should issue a warning
> when it sees [] or {} as a default argument.
> What do people think? A misuse or good use of warnings?

I think Python should reevaluate the default values.

mvh Björn

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