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Author martin.panter
Recipients larry, martin.panter, mdk, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2016-11-29.01:01:44
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Regarding the problem with the default value, can we use “unspecified”, as documented at <>, or is that an old relic that no longer exists (hinted at the end of Issue 20293)?

Failing that, I prefer Raymond’s earlier suggestion: say that any support for −1 or None are implementation details, and not part of the API. The same statement could be added to the native Python doc strings as well.

BTW I am not opposed to the proposal for proper hi=None support either, although it does complicate the change. IMO allowing hi=None could be done as a second step.
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