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Basel Kanaan4,458 Points
whats the different between **kwargs and *args is the first one only used for dictionaries?
and can we use the second one dictionaries also?
Steven Parker217,443 Points
The conventional name "kwargs" stands for "keyword arguments" which are key/value pairs. The double-asterisk packing operator is specifically for converting these pairs into a dictionary.
On the other hand "args" are just simple arguments, and the single "splat" converts them into a list.
The names themselves are simply conventions, but mixing them up could be very confusing for another Python developer!