tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Apr 24 18:48:49 CEST 2011
On 4/24/2011 5:58 AM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> Consider this in Python 3.1:
>>>> def f(a=42):
> ... return a
>>>> f.__defaults__ = (23,)
> Is this an accident of implementation, or can I trust that changing
> function defaults in this fashion is guaranteed to work?
Interesting question. It seems not to be documented, so I would not
count on anything. This is a bit of a gray area, and if you get no
answer here, try pydev list, perhaps as a request that special names be
more completely documented, even is just as implementation details
subject to change.
Terry Jan Reedy
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