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   • Optional and named parameters in Python - [link]

Source code: f1 Module: Y105
"""
More options with modules and functions

1. If you want to import something into a different namespace to the
one implied by the name of the .py file, you can import as

2. You can call a function with a series of name=value parameters -
see taxcalc.py for how they are picked up
"""


import taxcalcs as tc

amount = float(input("How much did you spend? "))
net = tc.getnet(amount,25,country="Denmark",comment="demo",
                type="VAT",another=tc.gettax)
print("That was",net,"for the merchant (Denmark)")
net = tc.getnet(amount,country="Slovenia",taxrate=20,
                year=2018,type="VAT")
print("That was",net,"for the merchant (Slovenia)")

print(tc.copyright)

""" Sample output:

WomanWithCat:y105 grahamellis$ python3 f1
How much did you spend? 120
GETNET: comment - demo
GETNET: type - VAT
GETNET: another - <function gettax at 0x101833d90>
GETNET: country - Denmark
That was 96.0 for the merchant (Denmark)
GETNET: type - VAT
GETNET: year - 2018
GETNET: country - Slovenia
That was 100.0 for the merchant (Slovenia)
Well House Consultants, 2017
WomanWithCat:y105 grahamellis$

WomanWithCat:y105 grahamellis$ python2 f1
How much did you spend? 120
('GETNET:', 'comment', ' - ', 'demo')
('GETNET:', 'country', ' - ', 'Denmark')
('GETNET:', 'type', ' - ', 'VAT')
('GETNET:', 'another', ' - ', <function gettax at 0x10e473b90>)
('That was', 96.0, 'for the merchant (Denmark)')
('GETNET:', 'country', ' - ', 'Slovenia')
('GETNET:', 'type', ' - ', 'VAT')
('GETNET:', 'year', ' - ', 2018)
('That was', 100.0, 'for the merchant (Slovenia)')
Well House Consultants, 2017
WomanWithCat:y105 grahamellis$

"""

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