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Title: Incorrect error message with def((x)=0)
Type: behavior Stage:
Components: Interpreter Core Versions: Python 2.6
process
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: benjamin.peterson, james.lingard
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2009-11-19 20:54 by james.lingard, last changed 2009-11-19 22:55 by benjamin.peterson. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg95514 - (view) Author: James Lingard (james.lingard) Date: 2009-11-19 20:54
def f((x)=0): pass

gives the following incorrect error message:

  SyntaxError: non-default argument follows default argument

"def f((x)): pass" is treated exactly the same as "def f(x): pass", so
it would seem sensible for the same to be true if a default value is
used.  But if this syntax is disallowed for some reason, the error
message should be fixed.

This appears to be related to bug #1557232.

[Tested on Python 2.6 (r26:66714, Jun  8 2009, 16:07:29).]
msg95515 - (view) Author: Benjamin Peterson (benjamin.peterson) * (Python committer) Date: 2009-11-19 22:55
Fixed in r76416.
History
Date User Action Args
2009-11-19 22:55:17benjamin.petersonsetstatus: open -> closed

nosy: + benjamin.peterson
messages: + msg95515

resolution: fixed
2009-11-19 20:54:21james.lingardcreate