Author mark.dickinson
Recipients dalke, mark.dickinson, ncoghlan, nnorwitz
Date 2010-07-09.09:28:04
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+!. I had to do a very similar refactoring recently when trying to fix the parser module to understand keyword-only arguments and annotations.

Taking keyword-only arguments into account, I think the replacement needs to be:

varargslist: (vfpdef ['=' test] (',' vfpdef ['=' test])* [',' 
   ['*' [vfpdef] (',' vfpdef ['=' test])* [',' '**' vfpdef] | '**' vfpdef]]
 |  '*' [vfpdef] (',' vfpdef ['=' test])* [',' '**' vfpdef] | '**' vfpdef)

and the analogous replacement needs to be made in the production for 'typedargslist', too.

BTW, I'm a bit surprised that the grammar doesn't allow for trailing commas after keyword-only arguments:  that is,

def f(a, b,): ...     is fine, but
def f(*, a, b,): ...  is a SyntaxError
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