[Python-Dev] Questions about '@' in pep 318
mwh at python.net
Fri Aug 6 16:20:52 CEST 2004
"Edward K. Ream" <edreamleo at charter.net> writes:
>> > annotate.accepts(int, (int,float))
>> I don't understand. How are you changing/annotating the function?
> I'm glad you asked. My suggestion was that the compiler turn
> annotate.accepts(int, (int,float))
> into exactly what it would have turned
> @accepts(int, (int,float))
I don't like this sort of idea: something that's done by the compiler
should *look* like it is being done by the compiler, i.e. be new
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