[Python-Dev] Re: PEP 318: Decorators last before colon
bob at redivi.com
Wed Mar 31 17:01:32 EST 2004
On Mar 31, 2004, at 4:40 PM, Simon Percivall wrote:
> On 2004-03-31, at 23.01, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>> But is the special case of decorated functions/methods really worth
>>> adding a
>>> special case to current syntax rules?
> But is it really wise to add the special syntax required to make your
> work easier (or possible) by overloading a currently perfectly valid
> (if non-sensical) statement? It's one thing that you really, really
> want a better decorator syntax; it's another thing completely that the
> new syntax is an overloaded and restricted list. That's just plain
> wrong for many reasons argued earlier.
I've stated many times that my preferences is the currently invalid:
.. but I'll reluctantly accept Guido's suggestion if that's the only
thing that's going to happen.
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