[Python-3000] PEP 3124 - Overloading, Generic Functions, Interfaces, etc.

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed May 2 04:50:12 CEST 2007

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> The PEP lists *five* built-in decorators, all of which support this behavior::
>     @overload, @when, @before, @after, @around

This seems massively over-designed. All you need is the
ability to call the next method, and you can get all of
these behaviours. If you call it first, then you get
after behaviour; if you call it last, you get before
behaviour; etc.


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