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Date 2015-12-05.20:56:29
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I guess the next question is what the intent is. Was there an intent, which was not followed through on, to upgrade these methods to support keyword arguments? Or is there an intent (here and everywhere) that documentation using keyword argument syntax is appropriate to use to document methods that have default values but do not in fact support keyword arguments? What does the "/" in the help text mean?

According to PEP 0436 (Argument Clinic), the "/" here indicates that the preceding parameters are positional-only, despite the apparent use of keyword syntax. Should this convention also be used in the documentation?
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