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Author pitrou
Recipients dabrahams, docs@python, pitrou
Date 2010-05-05.20:21:51
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This is more of a documentation issue than anything else. The fact that the argument is named "maxsplit" and accepts a default value doesn't mean it's usable as a keyword argument. It would be difficult to document a parameter without giving it a name anyway...

As a rule of thumb, methods accepting 2 parameters or less often don't accept any keyword arguments, since there's no point in doing so.

I suggest closing this issue.
Date User Action Args
2010-05-05 20:21:53pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, docs@python, dabrahams
2010-05-05 20:21:53pitrousetmessageid: <>
2010-05-05 20:21:51pitroulinkissue8626 messages
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