Author mark.dickinson
Recipients Shmuel, docs@python, mark.dickinson
Date 2017-01-30.09:06:27
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I think you're misreading the signature. The '*' is not a parameter in its own right; it's a piece of syntax marking the end of the positional parameters. Everything following that can only be passed by keyword.  See PEP 3102 for an explanation of the syntax.
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