[Python-Dev] Re: Call for defense of @decorators
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Fri Aug 6 20:23:39 CEST 2004
At 08:57 AM 8/6/04 -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > So I spent a little time futzing with python-mode and some of my
> > decorator code, to try some alternative leading characters. Of the ones
> > that cannot be used in valid Python code today (i.e. no backward
> > compatibility issues), I tried ':', '/', '=', '*', and '|'.
>If the community can rally behind one of these, I think that would be
>acceptable. They all seem arbitrary, but so is the choice of '@'. :-)
How about '%'? This:
looks more like some kind of pragma or compiler directive to me than '@',
which looks more like some kind of documentation.
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