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Johanne Andersen Author

I completely agree with the named parameter approach, but I still think a long list of parameters, especially of the same type is still error-prone since you don't have to use the named parameters (I can only speak for Python and JavaScript).
Plus a long parameter list to begin with usually means bad design. But named arguments definitely make it less error-prone should you choose to go down that path.