[Python-Dev] Re: 2.4a2, and @decorators
barry at python.org
Wed Aug 4 17:12:02 CEST 2004
On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 09:46, Jim Fulton wrote:
> I don't agree that they are ignorable. People will see them in code
> and will *have* to understand what they mean. Given sme examples
> I've seen here, this will sometimes be a significant chalenge.
I think most of the cognitive challenge for decorators will be in
understanding the side-effects of the decorator, not in understanding
the syntax for wrapping a function in a decorator. That won't change by
using some other (or no new) syntax -- the Python 2.3. spelling would be
just as hairy.
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