On Fri, 2016-09-16 at 13:45, Neal Becker wrote:
> In read the julialang doc, I'm getting the impression that keyword arguments
> are entirely distinct from positional arguments?
Yes they are distinct. Also note that keyword arguments currently carry
a performance penalty, although that should change at some stage.
> In python, all arguments can be used either positional or keyword. Julia is
> more restrictive here? I need to decide a-priori if an argument is one or
> the other?
Yep. Note, you can also set default values for positional arguments.