[Python-Dev] Semantics of decorators?
exarkun at divmod.com
Thu Aug 12 05:07:21 CEST 2004
Edward C. Jones wrote:
> In the development docs, Python Reference Manual, 7.5, it says:
> A function definition may be wrapped by one or more decorator expressions.
> Decorator expressions are evaluated when the function is defined, in the
> scope that contains the function definition. The result must be a callable,
> which is invoked with the function object as the only argument. The
> value is bound to the function name instead of the function object. If
> are multiple decorators, they are applied in reverse order.
> Does this completely describe the semantics of decorators?
One thing it omits is what "decorator expressions" means. How about
including a note regarding the kind of expressions which are acceptable?
More information about the Python-Dev