[Python-Dev] Call for defense of @decorators
niemeyer at conectiva.com
Thu Aug 5 22:22:45 CEST 2004
> > So they should defend @ because it's there.
> I hate repeating myself, but I will anyway. :)
> I'm in camp 2, but now that pie decorators are in, and I've had a chance
> to convert my code to use them, I'm strongly +1 in favor of this
> syntax. It stands out nicely, and to me indicates a stronger affinity
> to the def that follows it than the C# syntax.
I'm glad to see people happy with the current implementation.
> I was never in favor of C# syntax, and I'm glad it wasn't chosen. I
> strongly disliked that it subtly changed the semantics of currently
> valid Python. I like that pie decorators code cannot run in older
> Pythons, because if it /could/ it certainly wouldn't work.
I'm strongly against "I'm sick of it" and "I don't care [anymore]"
implemented features. Seeing everyone complaining and no positive
reactions to the current implementation certainly feels like
something is wrong.
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