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Re: Superfluous actual arguments

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On 14-Apr-06, at 11:15 AM, Joo ChurlSoo wrote:

I think it is better that foo has rest parameter to consume the redundant arguments even if the rest parameter is not used in the definition of the

Even though it has rest parameter, such a function is possible. And it
seems to be a more clear syntax.

Unfortunately, if you add a rest parameter to foo (and bar) the error checking is lost. Good error checking is important in the case of named parameters because you want to catch any misspelling of the parameters.