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re: Hi Lauri, thank you for this post, I'm just learning JS and this really helped me to understand the spread operator. As I'm a beginner in JS I hav...
 

The name of a function and the number of parameters it takes (the placeholders for arguments) represent something called a function signature. This is unique within the current scope of the program. If you were to pass too many arguments it would throw an error because it would not find a corresponding function signature, i.e. a function with that name taking 2 (or 4) elements.

 
 

That may be the case in other languages, but not in JS. In JS, if you pass too many arguments, the extras will be ignored (but accessible through the variable named arguments). If you pass too few arguments, the missing arguments will be given the value undefined (which may result in an error, but not definitely).

You're correct, I put my Java hat back on and shouldn't have!
Looks like this has some good explanations. stackoverflow.com/questions/126940...

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