[issue4793] Glossary incorrectly describes a decorator as "merely syntactic sugar"
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Wed Dec 31 23:34:05 CET 2008
Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> added the comment:
On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 3:17 PM, Lenard Lindstrom
<report at bugs.python.org> wrote:
> However, the issue is one of definitions. Is the phrase "merely
> syntactic sugar" misleading? In this case it makes promises that may not
> be kept.
It's not misleading because in 99.99% of all cases (and 100% of all
reasonable ones), they are the same. In fact, I would classify the
fact that the function hasn't been assigned yet a implementation
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