Built-in functions and keyword arguments
Hendrik van Rooyen
mail at microcorp.co.za
Tue Oct 30 06:28:07 CET 2007
"Jean-Paul Calderone" <exarkun at divmod.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2007 19:03:34 +0200, Hendrik van Rooyen <mail at microcorp.co.za>
> >Looks like a gotcha to me - its the difference between a keyword
> >(master = 42) and an assignment (s='I am a string')
> But it's not a keyword:
> >>> len(s=)
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
> TypeError: len() takes no keyword arguments
> I think that's the issue here.
yes - the point I am trying to make is that the intention of the OP
was to use an assignment as an argument, and you can't do that,
as the interpreter thinks its a keyword. Hence the gotcha.
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