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Philip Schultz11,343 Points
I don't see where my syntax error is, can someone help?
Hello everyone, I can't seem to get workspaces to run this code. I think it's the same as Kenneth's in the video , but I get a syntax error (syntaxERROR: non-default argument follows default argument). Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong?
class Character: def __init__(self, name, **kwargs): self.name = name for key, value in kwargs.items(): setattr(self, key, value) class Thief(Character): sneaky = True def __init__(self, sneaky = True, name, **kwargs): super().__init__(name, **kwargs) self.sneaky = sneaky def pickpocket(self): return self.sneaky and bool(random.randint(0, 1)) def hide(self, light_level): return self.sneaky and light_level < 10
File "characters.py", line 14
def init(self, sneaky = True, name, **kwargs):
SyntaxError: non-default argument follows default argument
Dave StSomeWhere19,822 Points
The issue is with the order of your parameters, hence the error "SyntaxError: non-default argument follows default argument"
It is saying that name, a positional/non default parameter cannot follow sneaky = True, a default argument.
So you need to switch their order and it should work as expected.
def __init__(self, name, sneaky=True, **kwargs):