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Author mark
Recipients mark
Date 2008-04-11.08:42:48
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A bare * in a parameter list behaves differently depending on what
follows it:


>>> def f(*, a=1, b=2): return 1

>>> def g(*, **kwargs): return 1
SyntaxError: named arguments must follow bare * (<pyshell#10>, line 1)

I don't know if this is a bug or not but thought it worth querying. This
case does not seem to be mentioned in PEP 3102.
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